South Central Railway (SCR) on Sunday conducted an intensified immunisation vaccination drive, Mission Indradhanush Programme, at Central Hospital in Lallaguda. The drive was inaugurated by KHK Dora, SCR Chief Medical Director.
Under the Universal Immunisation Programme, the aim of the drive was to immunise children and pregnant women against seven preventable diseases. For this, teams of paramedical staff were sent to Railway Colonies and surrounding areas to educate parents on the mission and to identify dropout children to immunise them.
The staff also publicised the drive in the areas by holding workshops. Children of Railway employees and the public too were vaccinated.