To curb the spread of novel coronavirus in the city, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has decided to set up 51 new centers to provide the jabs to citizens in order to speed up the vaccination process in the city.
After studying the population density, the centres would be spread over 10 zones of civic body. Of these 10 vaccination centres started functioning from Monday itself. Elaborate arrangements for planned manpower, data entry operators and other facilities have been completed at 26 centres.
All the vaccination centres will be started for the citizens during the week. The break-up of new centres are Laxminagar Zone 7, Dharampeth Zone 7, Hanuman Nagar Zone 5, Dhantoli Zone 5, Nehru Nagar Zone 4, Gandhibagh Zone 5, Sataranjipura Zone 3, Lakdaganj Zone 5, Ashinagar Zone 4 and 6 centres in Mangalwari Zone.
Additional Commissioner Ram Joshi said NMC is going to operationalise all these centres. Meanwhile, a vaccination drive is currently under way in city for senior citizens as well as all for the people between the age group of 45 and 59 years. Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari and Municipal Commissioner Radhakrishnan B have appealed to eligible citizens to get vaccinated.
Mayor and Municipal Commissioner have also appealed to the citizens to cooperate in breaking the transmission chain of the virus by strictly following the guidelines issued the administration