IEP CHANDIGARH JULY 15, 2022
As part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the COVID Vaccination Amrit Mahotsav will be celebrated across the country from July 15 to September 30. Under this, booster doses will be given free of cost to all eligible beneficiaries of 12 years of age and above.
Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal said that the work of ensuring the availability of booster doses to the beneficiaries would be expedited by organizing special vaccine camps in Haryana for the next 75 days. For this, preparations have been made by the Health Department.
Sh. Kaushal shared this information in a meeting chaired by Cabinet Secretary held with the Chief Secretaries of all the States and Union Territories through video conferencing here today. During the meeting, progress of various schemes and programmes of the Central Government were reviewed.
During the meeting, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal while giving directions to the officers of the Health Department said that the COVID Vaccination Amrit Mahotsav has to be made a public campaign so that in these 75 days, the eligible beneficiaries of the state must be given booster doses. In addition, special vaccination camps should be organized in the Secretariat complex and other government offices wherever required. Also, make sure to organize such camps in schools and colleges as well, he directed.
Har Ghar Tiranga campaign will be celebrated in Haryana from 13 to 15 August
Under the Amrit Mahotsav being celebrated to commemorate 75 years of the country’s Independence, ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign will be conducted across the country from August 13 to 15, 2022. Under this, the tricolour will be hoisted at every house in Haryana.
The Chief Secretary said that the Haryana Government was working tirelessly to make this campaign a success. All the citizens are fortunate that they are getting an auspicious opportunity to hoist the tricolour at their homes. Tricolour is the pride of every Indian, with this spirit, in the honor of the country, the people of Haryana will make Haryana number one in the country by hoisting the tricolour under the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign.
Sh. Kaushal directed the officers to ensure the supply of tricolour in every district. Apart from this, the government buildings where the tricolour is not being hoisted should also be hoisted. He said that during this entire campaign it is the utmost duty of everyone to respect the tricolour.
The Chief Secretary appealed to the people of the state to experience the feeling of patriotism and national pride by hoisting the tricolour in their homes on the occasion of this national festival. In the 75th year of independence, if everyone brings the flag to their home, it will become a symbol of our commitment towards nation-building.
Haryana has accomplished 100% target of Har Ghar Jal Mission
In the meeting the progress of ‘Har Ghar Jal Mission under Jal Jeevan Mission’ was also reviewed. The Ministry of Jal Shakti shared that Haryana has achieved 100 percent target of Har Ghar Jal Mission.
The Chief Secretary informed that as per the directions of the Central Government, this target was to be completed by 2024, but under the able leadership and guidance of Chief Minister, Haryana has successfully achieved this target two years ahead of the national target.
Additional Chief Secretary, Public Health Engineering Department, Sh. A K Singh, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V. Umashankar, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister and Director General, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, Dr. Amit Agrawal, Special Secretary, Finance Department, Sh. Pankaj and other senior officers remained present on this occasion.