Madhya Pradesh leads in mass vaccination program: Dr Santosh Shukla Director NHM, in a webinar on Healthy Employees Healthy Business organized by PHDCCI & UNICEF

No. PR- 083

July 2, 2021

New Delhi

 

Madhya Pradesh leads in mass vaccination program: Dr Santosh Shukla Director NHM, in a webinar on Healthy Employees Healthy Business organized by PHDCCI & UNICEF

PHD CHAMBER MP CHAPTER in association with UNICEF MP and BNI Bhopal organized a webinar on Healthy Employees Healthy Business (Awareness session on Covid Protocols and Vaccination). The session was well attended by over 140 representatives from MSMEs and traders of MP.

Mr Pradeep Karambelkar Chair MP PHDCCI, in his address apprised that PHDCCI has been proactive in fighting with covid since first wave of the pandemic and contributed its bit. Besides this PHDCCI, during second wave, Installed PSA oxygen plants in charitable hospitals of Delhi and spread awareness about vaccination through nationwide campaign of "Tika Utsav", said Mr Karambelkar.

Margaret Gwada Chief UNICEF appreciated the State's effort on COVID19 vaccination and called on members of PHD Chamber of Commerce, members of BNI to vaccinate its employees, their families and extend all possible support to State's effort to COVID19 vaccination. She urged them to come forward to support digital literacy education for children and State's effort on education and look forward for more close collaboration of UNICEF and  industry associations for children of the State.

Dr Santosh Shukla Director National Health Mission (Immunization) briefly described about actions of Govt to ensure 100 % vaccination in the state. He said that so far the MP State has taken lead in mass vaccination and achieved 1 rank in the country by providing vaccination to almost 1/3rd of total vaccination in the country. He shared the Govt's plan to reach out to even remote areas and disabled persons along with old age people, for vaccination. He stated that department has made a booklet for FAQs about covid vaccination to get rid of the various myths of vaccination.

Dr Vandana Bhatia, UNICEF MP, spoke on covid appropriate behavior and protocols those need to be followed at work place in industries. She urged industrialists to ensure vaccination to all employees and maintain covid norms at their premises.

Mrs Preeti Saluja Chancellor SAM GLOBAL UNIVERSITY and Co-Chair PHDCCI MP whole proposing vote of thanks opined that mental fitness is also very important to keep you fit during the pandemic as many have lost their near and dears during this crisis. She informed about various wellness programs that are being planned by PHDCCI.

Mr Anil Gulati Communication Specialist UNICEF MP moderated the entire session and expressed that we together can make a difference for children of the State.

PHDCCI’s session was supported by DLF India; Multani Pharmaceuticals; UFLEX; JK Tyre & Industries; Marble City; Paramount Cables; SMC Investments and Advisors; Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic; Comtech Interio; DCM Shriram Industries; Radico Khaitan; Ajit Industries; Synergy Environics; Timberworkz; P S Bedi & Co; and IFFCO.

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Media Division

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry