Tika Utsav 3.0 in Goa to propel vaccination at municipal & panchayat levels from June 13

The initiative aims to ensure 100% first dose inoculation for all citizens in the territory.

Aiming to execute widespread vaccination drives in the state, the Goa government has decided to launch Tika Utsav 3.0 from June 13 onwards. The Chief Minister announced the decision on Friday, highlighting the need for immunisation to achieve the goal of herd immunity. With an objective to ensure 100% first dose inoculation for all citizens in the territory, the program will witness streamlined efforts and focused schedules.


Vaccination centres to be set up at panchayat and municipal levels

In a bid to accelerate extensive vaccination, the Chief Minister affirmed that inoculation sites will be instituted at every panchayat and municipal region. Further, he remarked that the motive will be to vaccinate close to 250 citizens at each of these centres daily. Given the scale and scope of the project, it can be said that a large chunk of the state population will be immunised if the drives are successfully materialised.

Additionally, the effects of Cyclone Tauktae were detrimental to the vaccination process. "Seventy five per cent people above 45 years have been vaccinated. As many as 30 per cent people have not taken their first dose yet," said the Goa Chief Minister.

423 new cases and 819 recoveries recorded in Goa on Saturday

Being one of the worst-hit regions in the country, Goa suffered hard during the third wave of the pandemic. Now, the case tallies have dropped down, with 413 new infections and 819 recoveries registered on Friday. While 8 individuals lost their lives on the same day, a total of 2,899 fatalities have been recorded in the state, till now.

​IRCTC's Bharat Darshan tour starting Aug 29 to pass through Jaipur & other prominent cities!

Labeled "Splendors of India", the scheme entails a train journey along a route running through Hyderabad, Punjab, Jaipur & Gujarat.

In a bid to boost tourism across the nation, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) is initiating a Bharat Darshan special tourist train service. Labeled "Splendors of India", the scheme entails a train journey along a route running through Hyderabad, Punjab, Jaipur and Gujarat. As per reports, this interesting service being offered by the national authority will be functional from 29 August to 9 September.

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Lucknow Cantonment Area road to be widened with translocation of around 250 trees!

As per the available information, 180 out of these 250 trees are aged between 70 to 80 years.

In an attempt to allow easier traffic movement, the 3.7 km long Lucknow-Varanasi road between MB Club to Lalkurti in Lucknow's Cantonment area will be widened through the translocation of nearly 250 trees. As per the available information, 180 out of these 250 trees are aged between 70 to 80 years. Thereby, the officials have to take great care while executing the process and an approximate amount of ₹2 crores will be spent on the project.

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Get early morning doorstep delivery of milk, vegetables & much more with Gyan Fresh App!

Catering to your regular dairy and breakfast needs, Gyan Fresh is now delivering in Lucknow & Kanpur

Amid the troubled times of the pandemic, CP Milks through its brand Gyan Dairy came to the rescue of the city folks with the launch of its mobile-based application- Gyan Fresh. Driven by the love and patronage of consumers, this move was aimed at providing early morning milk and breakfast deliveries. And now, it has revolutionised the business with over 65 lakh successful deliveries!

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Lucknow, Kanpur & other UP districts to now ensure 24x7 availability of ambulance services

Directives have also been issued to improve the response time of ambulances in UP

In a bid to improve the medical infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, all districts here will now have to ensure a 24x7 availability of the ambulance services. The directive has been issued to ensure an improved medical ferry system in the state ahead of the expectant rise of the 'third wave' of coronavirus. As per reports, relative orders to hasten the response time of these services have also be rolled out accordingly.

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Indore civic body to initiate serosurvey for detecting antibodies amongst kids below 18

As per reports, more than 1800 children from 25 different municipal regions of the city would participate in for the survey.

In an attempt to assess the state of the pandemic in Indore, the officials have planned to initiate a serosurvey amongst children below the age of 18. This process will help in detecting the presence of antibodies among minors and thereby, the officials will be able to gauge the level of immunity against the possible third wave of accelerated infections. As per reports, more than 1800 children from 25 different municipal regions of the city would be roped in for the survey.

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BMC begins door-to-door vaccination trial for bed-ridden people in Mumbai

The first phase of the doorstep vaccination has been rolled out in Mumbai's K-east ward.

The Brihannumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday launched the trial for door-step vaccination to strengthen its immunity drive for the bed-ridden people in Mumbai. As per reports, the first phase of the door-to-door scheme will be tested in the western suburb of Andheri (East), Marol, Chakala and other areas of the K-east ward. The information about these bed-ridden citizens will be aggregated at the covidvacc2bedridden@gmail.com, the civic body stated. So far details of around 4,466 such people have been received.

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