Meghalaya vaccination
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma at Thadlaskein.

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma on Friday reviewed the vaccination status in the state with deputy commissioners (DCs) from across the state and directed them to intensify Covid19 vaccination.

Chief minister Sangma told the district administration officials to try and achieve 100% vaccination in the state before Christmas, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent virtual review with the chief ministers.

He also set the target of 9 lakh vaccinations in the state in the next 40 days.

Stressing on the urgency of the matter chief minister Sangma said, “We must remember the times we had multiple deaths and inadequate facilities to handle the cases.”

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“We must use that experience to intensify our efforts to save lives,” the Meghalaya CM said.

“We must assume that the 3rd Wave is coming, this should be our motivation to work on ways to save lives through vaccination,” he added.

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In a tweet, Meghalaya CM Sangma said, “#Women-led SHGs in Thadlaskein, #WestJaintiaHills are encouraging communities to get #vaccinated by leading the way! Today we felicitated 3 SHGs that have achieved 100% vaccination of their members.”

“It’s nice to also see that the SHG Melas conducted across the State have active #vaccination stalls to encourage members of Village organisations & SHGs to get vaccinated,” he added.

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