Senior Officers Directed to Take Vaccine Shot, Boost Confidence of Odisha Frontline Workers

Bhubaneswar: To instil confidence among the frontline workers, whose vaccination begins tomorrow (February 6), the government has asked all senior officers to take the shots on the day.

As per a decision taken at the Steering Committee Meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Suresh Mahapatra, all senior officers like DG Police, all their senior officers; Collectors and SPs of different districts have been directed to take the vaccine on February 6 itself and tweet the same with their picture.

Informing this, the State Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) ACS Pradipta Mohapatra said this is aimed at creating awareness and building confidence among frontline workers and help the vaccination programme get the desired momentum.

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It also aims to send across a message that corona vaccine is safe and has no side effects, he added.

A circular has been issued to all Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDM & PHOs in this regard, he added.

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