Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has set up special ‘pink booths’ to encourage women in the state to be vaccinated against Covid-19
Bengaluru: At a time when India is trying to increase its inoculation, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has set up special “pink booths” to encourage women in the state to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
It became operational on June 7 in all 75 districts of the state.
The move was taken during a review meeting on Sunday, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, OpIndia adds.
Taking to twitter, he announced the state’s initiative: “To ensure the safety of the women against the covid-19 pandemic, the UP government from June 7 is starting ‘women special’ vaccination booth in all the districts. All mothers and sisters should get the ‘tika jeet ka’ vaccine as soon as possible.”
The state administration has ordered that at least two women-only special booths be established in each district for targeted immunity-booster drives. Women between the ages of 18 and 44 will be served in one booth, while those over 45 will be served in the other, the website adds.
UP has taken upon itself the onerous task of inoculating as many as 1 crore of its people in the month of June alone.
Labelled Mission June, the project was started today (June 1) and will cover all the 75 districts of the state.
In this regard, the CM has himself instructed all the officials to ensure that all people are covered and urged the people to take part enthusiastically in the vaccine campaign.
“Our goal is to give shots to 90 lakhs to 1 crore people across 75 districts of the state in the month of June. For this, 2100 booths have been set up across these districts to inoculate 18+ beneficiaries. In order to vaccinate 45 and above age category people, more than 3000 booths are being made across the state. We have a sufficient amount of vaccine vials available to meet our target,” said the Chief Minister while addressing a high-level meeting on Monday.
“Special camps have also been set up for journalists, government employees, and members of the judiciary. Similarly as amsny as 200 “guardian booths”, where parents of children below the age of 12 can get themselves vaccinated have been set up in all districts,” informed Yogi Adityanath.
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Last Updated Jun 8, 2021, 2:47 PM IST