Shri Jain Shwetambar Terapanthi Sabha has started the COVID-19 Vaccination Drive for the Jain community in Hyderabad. In this vaccination drive, a discount of Rs 500 is being given on every dose in the fixed prices of the state government. This vaccination campaign, which will run till June 15, was inaugurated by Hyderabad City Commissioner Anjani Kumar on Thursday. The organizers who started the drive have sought help from Apollo Hospitals to procure the vaccine and provide the vaccine to the people.
According to Piyush Jain, coordinator of the vaccination drive, Rs 1000 for Kovishield in private hospitals, while Rs 1400 per dose for Covaxin has been fixed by the state government, but in this drive the vaccine is being installed at concessional rates. 500 rupees to Covishield, while a dose of Covaxin will be given here for 900 rupees. Under this vaccination drive, we are vaccinating the people of Jain community.
Registration of 200 people on the first day
He further said that about 200 people were registered on the first day, our target is more than this. We want that every day 4 thousand to 5 thousand people can be given the vaccine through this drive every day. Terapanthi Sabha is giving a subsidy of Rs 500 per dose. This campaign of ours will run till June 15. If there are registrations even beyond this, then we will take this drive forward. Anjani Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad City, said, "Organizing such a vaccination campaign will help in immunizing a large number of people." I request to provide similar facilities to help the poor and needy section of other society.
10 lakhs spent
Dilip Daga, vice president of Shwetambar Terapanthi Sabha, said, “We urge people from our community to come in large numbers and get immunized. We have spent about 10 lakh rupees for this vaccination drive, which will be borne by our organization. We have also received donations for this, which we will use to expand this campaign.