Tuesday, April 20, 2021
400 GTB

NNP Pardarshi

NNP LawOrder 11 04 2021

NNP Farmers

Punjab SSSB 27

capt covid appeal

navan naroa 30

state mega job fair

Edu 20 March

Ayushman 11 04 2021

Markfed Sohna New

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hearts INNOKIDS Banner

IIM Ahmedabad to conduct Special Case Study on Ludhiana’s ‘Vaccination at Doorstep’ initiative

- Advertisement -

Ludhiana, April 8, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
In a matter of great pride, the prestigious Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Ahmedabad will be conducting a special study on the “Vaccination at Doorstep” initiative of Ludhiana. A team of experts from IIM-A today interacted with MC Councillor Mamta Ashu through video conferencing regarding this special initiative, under which mega camps were organised in the district on April 3-4, 2021.

A brainchild of Mamta Ashu, “Vaccination at Doorstep” initiative was started by the District Administration Ludhiana by organising a special camp in a park in Partap Nagar locality of the city on March 26, 2021. At this camp, more than 100 people were vaccinated.

Mamta Ashu informed that after the success of “Vaccination at Doorstep” initiative, it was decided to organise mega camps in all parts of district Ludhiana on April 3-4, 2021. She informed that hundreds of camps were organised in almost every locality of the district and on the first day (April 3, 2021), 26483 people were vaccinated, followed by 22812 on April 4, 2021. She said that now that a momentum has been created, more than 11000 people are getting vaccinated daily. She said that due to the success of these mega camps, now Mega Camps would be organised in the district on every Tuesday and Friday of the week.

Mamta Ashu informed the experts that this drive would not have been successful without the active support of Cabinet Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma, and his team. She said that before the start of this special initiative, the Deputy Commissioner had held several meetings with his officers, NGOs, industrial/social/religious organisations, and all other stakeholders for the success of “Vaccination at Doorstep” initiative.

Shraddha Upadhyay from IIM-Ahmedabad informed in the video conferencing that this special case study is being done as a part of KMIC (Knowledge Management and Innovation for Change) towards fair start to every child, that is envisioned as a joint endeavour of UNICEF and IIM-A which aims to build a knowledge constituency for children and adolescents, especially belonging to the marginalised section.

Miti Shah, Research Assistant at IIM-A, also participated in the video conferencing and said that the case study is being done under a joint initiative of IIM-Ahmedabad and UNICEF, as they have been working on the issues of local elected representatives in urban governance since 2017.

“Presently, we are conducting a case study to document the contribution of councillors in the COVID-19 vaccination drive by detailing the good practices initiated by the councillors. At the same time, we seek to understand their modus operandi along with the challenges faced by them,” she said.

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -SGPC Wheat Appeal

Stay Connected

20,397FansLike
112,826FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

Vidyut Jammwal launches his banner Action Hero Films

Mumbai, April 19, 2021 - Bollywood action star Vidyut Jammwal launched his home production banner, Action Hero Films, on Monday. "The viewers have embraced and loved...

Shweta Tripathi shoots in Benaras amid Covid rise

Benaras, April 19, 2021 - Actress Shweta Tripathi has started shooting for her upcoming web-series "Escaype Live" in Benares amid a spike in Covid-19 cases...

The Thalaiva knows no boundaries – by Vinod Mirani

The recent announcement of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year for South superstar Rajinikanth is celebrated by all Indians, in India and abroad. Actually,...

When people thought Big B had lost his eyesight!

Mumbai, April 17, 2021- Amitabh Bachchan uploaded a throwback picture on Saturday, striking retro swagger in sunglasses. He recalled those were the days when wearing...

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Indian Police

Police reforms: Goals and means – by DC Pathak

The well known protagonist of police reforms, Prakash Singh, in a recent write-up diagnosed the problem behind an apparent lack of progress in this...
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

April 2003: US in Iraq, Vajpayee’s Pak initiative and Worldview India – by Saeed Naqvi

April 2003 was the cruelest month for the people of Iraq, a month of reflection on Pakistan by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and...
Punjab Police Logo

Politicization of Police Force – by KS Chawla

Maharashtra Police are in news these days thanks to the politicization of the police force almost all over the country. The Maharashtra police or...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Ayurveda medicine

Can alternative medicine systems like Ayurveda be tapped to fight Covid-19?

New Delhi, April 19, 2021 - Even though Covid-19 vaccination is in full swing, the pandemic continues to affect a huge population, severely affecting the countrys economic and social fabric. There are many who recommend tapping Ayurveda, Indias ancient alternative medical system. A report in Hindustan Times last December draws attention to the praise lavished for Ayurveda by the Delhi Government...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!