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Over 10 Lakh Doses Of Covid Vaccine Administered In Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Bhubaneswar:15/6/21: Continuing its multi-pronged strategy against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in association with the Health and Family Welfare Department, has achieved a milestone by administering more than 10 lakh doses.

Combining the achievement of both government and private vaccination centres, while 6,30,191 citizens have taken their first dose, out of the same 3,79,505 citizens have taken both the doses in the city.

“We have adopted a very elaborate and inclusive plan to cover all citizens, age groups and sections of the society so that as a city, we can fight a well-strategised battle against the Covid-19 Pandemic. However, we need to continue the Covid appropriate behaviour even after the vaccination is done,” said BMC Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Singh.

Coming to the age group of above 45 years, cumulative beneficiaries who have taken their first dose at government and private CVCs from January till June 14, 2021 are 3,45,342 , out of which 2,27,995 have been completely vaccinated in government and private centres.

Under this age bracket, cumulative beneficiaries vaccinated with the first dose till June 14 is 1,90,439. On the other hand, the cumulative beneficiaries who have received both the doses include 81,645 citizens of the State Capital.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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