Drive-in Vaccination kick starts in Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar:  On the first day of the ‘Drive-in Vaccination’ effort by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, 400 beneficiaries were vaccinated and enjoyed the hassle-free zone during the time they took the jab.

Two vaccination points in the basement of Esplaned One mall, Rasulgarh served 45+ category beneficiaries who came for vaccination. The center was well marked as lanes, registration check in, vaccination, waiting space and exit passage.

Pre-publicity of the initiative in different media regarding facilities and arrangements has resulted in covering 400 vaccinations on the first day of the drive.

Team BMC lead by Zonal Deputy Commissioner, SE Zone Ansuman Ratha guided the whole process throughout the day.

The drive started at 8.45 AM today and ended at 6.00 PM with a break of two hours from 1 PM to 3 PM. Team of Enplaned One mall headed by Parth Pratim Nayak, the Centre Head supported in barricading, traffic management, registration check in and space arrangement.

During vaccination, the vaccinators and team BMC have counseled beneficiaries about best practices and Covid-19 appropriate behavior.

Subrat Ku. Panda, Water Resource Department joint secretary visited the center as the observer for the SE zone of BMC. During his one-hour visit to the center, he interacted with beneficiaries, the team BMC and authorities of Enplaned One Mall and has placed his appreciation to the team members.