Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar IAS informed that more than 1.4 lakh people in the districts will be administered vaccination over the next three days during the special vaccination drive which began today across the state. The special vaccination drive for high risk groups is being conducted as per the directions of the Honourable Chief Minister Sri K Chandrasekhar Rao . Similarly 32 centres have been set up in GHMC area, which will run for seven days, where around 30 thousand people will be vaccinated daily.
Chief Secretary today visited Red Rose Function palace and inspected the vaccination centre where the high risk and high exposure people were being given the first dose of vaccination. He stated that the vaccination centres will start from 8 AM daily and street vendors, workers working in pesticide shops and other kirana shops identified by the officials and who are given coupons will be given vaccination. No walk in are allowed. He expressed satisfaction at the arrangements made by the GHMC officials for the people who come for vaccination. He also interacted with the people who thanked the government for providing an opportunity for getting themselves vaccinated.
Later, Chief Secretary visited the Press Club at Somajiguda where the journalists are being vaccinated. Secretary Health and Family Welfare Rizvi, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar, Hyderabad Collector Sweta Mohanty, Director Public Health Srinivas Rao and other officials were present.