Over 10 lakh children administered PP drops in Kashmir & Ladakh
Srinagar/Leh, February 27 (Scoop News) – Like other parts of the country, 1061409 children upto the age group of 5 years were administered under 2nd phase of Pulse Polio Immunisation Programme (PPIP) in the valley today.
In other districts of the valley, the concerned Deputy Commissioners have launched this programme by administering the PP drops to children.
In this connection, in
In Pulwama and Shopian districts 132210 children were administered pulse polio drops for which 660 polio booths were setup and 2642 employees were deployed for this purpose.
In Ganderbal district 44122 children were covered under this programme for which 212 polio booths were set up and 848 employees were deployed. In Braramulla and Bandipora districts 228725 children were administered polio drops for which 3816 employees were deputed and 999 booths were set up.
Similarly, in Kupwara district 131730 children were administered polio drops for which 2664 employees were deputed in 666 polio booths.
The same programme was also launched in Leh and Kargil districts where 28483 children were administered polio drops for drops for which 738 booths were setup and 2942 employees deployed.
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