Ludhiana,7 April – Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, (GADVASU), Ludhiana organized one day COVID-19 vaccination camp today on World Health Day-2021 at Centre for One Health of GADVASU. The vaccination drive was started at 9:00 am in the presence of Dr. Sukhjeewan Kakkar, Civil Surgeon, Ludhiana; Dr. Surinder Kaur, Senior Medical Officer, Ludhiana; Dr. Satyavan Rampal, Director Students’ Welfare-cum-Estate Officer, GADVASU and Dr. Jasbir Bedi, Director, Centre for One Health. Around 100 staff members of university aged above 45 years were vaccinated successfully following all standard operating protocols of Government of India. Dr. Sapna Sethi, Medical Officer, supervised and coordinated the vaccination team of the health department, Government of Punjab for this vaccination program. Dr. Rampal, thanked the public health officials to make this event successful on the occasion of World Health Day with the theme – “Building a fair, healthier world”.
Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Vice-Chancellor motivated the GADVASU staff for the vaccination to keep themselves and their contact individuals safe from COVID-19. Dr. Singh welcomed the vaccination team and appreciated the kind support from health department to organize this vaccination camp. He invoked citizens to come forward for vaccination. He said that Central Govt. and State Govt. is doing marvelous and meticulous work for the health and safety of citizens.