Guwahati: Marwari Yuva Manch (MYM), Guwahati branch, a non-profit youth organisation, in association with the Health Department completed a COVID-19 vaccination drive for the inmates of Guwahati Central Jail in Lokhra on Wednesday.
During the 4-day long programme, a total of 1,182 inmates were given their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
The Superintendent of Jail, Ranjit Chandra Baishya; the Jailor, Kalyan Kumar Choudhury and Assistant Jailor, Nilotpal Kakakti and all others members of Central Jail awarded their full support in making this vaccination camp a huge success.
President of the NGO, Mohit Malu said, “This is the need of the hour and our aim is to vaccinate as many people as possible in a timely and safe manner. The successful vaccination of all the inmates of the Central Jail is just a small step towards our goal.”
This is the third camp organized by MYM Guwahati, the first camp, in association with West Guwahati Club, has been operational for the last 15 days in the premise of Durga Mandir in Bharalumukh and the second camp, in association with Ready-made Garments’ Dealers Association of Assam, is running in its 7th successful day at Sarvodaya Healthcare Hospital at Pan Bazar.
“All our volunteers have been working tirelessly and as of today we have administered a total number of 5832 doses” informed Mitesh Surana, the Project Chairman of the vaccination camp.
Suraj Jain, the Secretary of MYM, Guwahati Branch along with Beejet Prakash, Priyank Jalan, Rohit Sharma, Harshit Ajitsaria and Akash Sharma devoted their full time and energy to ensure that all inmates are vaccinated within due time.