HP becomes first state in country to vaccinate its entire eligible population

New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh government will organize a mega event at AIIMS Bilaspur today to mark the achievement of hundred percent COVID vaccination of second dose for its eligible population. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister and Local MP Anurag Singh Thakur, BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda and Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will grace the occasion.

On this occasion, the Union Health Minister will felicitate the health workers of the state who have played significant role in completing the entire vaccination campaign in the state. For this, some selected health workers have been invited from all the districts of the state.

BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda will also inaugurate OPD at AIIMS Bilaspur today. LED screens have been installed at prominent places across the state to watch the live telecast of the function. Union Health minister will also review the progress of AIIMS Bilaspur. Central ministers, state ministers and AIIMS management will be present in this meeting.

It may be recalled that the state had become a champion in meeting the 100 percent target of the first dose across the country and now is has achieved the 100 percent target of the second dose of covid vaccination and became the first state which fully vaccinated against covid 19.