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  • Press Release 9-04-2018

    • Chandigarh, Apr 9 – Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal would launch Measles and Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign on April 25, 2018. Under this campaign, vaccination of about 85 lakh children from nine months to 15 years of age would be carried out. The campaign would continue for 5-6 weeks.
    • This was informed in the meeting of State Level Steering Committee for Measles Rubella Campaign held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Mr. D.S. Dhesi, here today.
    • Mr. Dhesi directed to make Indian Shooter, Ms. Manu Bhaker, the brand ambassador of this campaign besides spreading awareness among gram sachivs and panchayats under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan and to include administrative secretaries of 46 blocks allocated under ‘Parivartan’ Scheme.
    • It was informed in the meeting that at district level, the campaign would be launched by Ministers, Members of Parliament and MLAs. Under this campaign, immunization would be carried out in 22,626 government and private schools, 25,771 Anganwadi centres, construction sites, brick kilns, poultry farms, other high risk zones and urban areas. In districts, supervisory duty of the Campaign has been assigned to medical officers, dental surgeons and AYUSH doctors.
    • It was also informed that all children of the said age group would be covered under this campaign even if they had already been administered MR or AMR vaccination. One vaccination centre each would be set up at every medical college in the state.
    • Chandigarh, April 9 : The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal would preside over the State Level function on  April 14 at District Kurukshetra to celebrate Baba Sahib Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Jayanti throughout the State in a befitting manner.
    • While stating this here today an official spokesman said that to make these celebrations a success, various dignitaries would be the chief guest in different districts.
    • Accordingly Mr Kanwar Pal Gujjar, Speaker Haryana Vidhan Sabha  would be the Chief Guest at District Ambala, Ms Santosh Yadav, Deputy Speaker Haryana Vidhan Sabha  as Chief Guest at district Hisar, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma, Education Minister as Chief Guest at Rewari, Captain Abhimanyu, Finance Minister at District Jind, Mr O.P. Dhankar, Agriculture Minister as chief guest at Jhajjar, Mr Anil Vij, Health Minister as Chief Guest at Kaithal, Rao Narbir Singh, Public Works (B&R) Minister as Chief Guest at District Gurugram, Ms. Kavita Jain, Urban Local Bodies Minister as Chief Guest at Panipat,  Mr Krishan Lal Panwar, Transport Minister as Chief Guest at Sonipat, Mr Vipul Goel, Industries and Commerce Minister as Chief Guest at Faridabad, Mr Manish Kumar Grover, Minister of State for Cooperation as Chief Guest at Panchkula, Mr Krishan Kumar, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment as Chief Guest at District Fatehabad, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj, Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs as Chief Guest at Karnal, Dr Banwari Lal, Minister of State for Public Health Engineering as chief guest at Bhiwani, Mr Nayab Singh Saini, Minister of State for Labour and Employment as chief guest at Yamuna Nagar, Mr Subhash Barala, MLA as chief guest at District Sirsa, Ms Seema Trikha, MLA as chief guest at Palwal, Mr kamal Gupta, MLA as chief guest at Dadri, Mr Bishamber Valmiki, MLA as chief guest at Rohtak, Mr Tek Chand Sharma MLA as chief guest at Nuh and Mr Randhir Singh Kapriwas as chief guest at District Narnaul.
    • Chandigarh, Apr 9–The residents of cities in Haryana can now look forward to having a water ATM every 400 meters.
    • Scoring another first, the Haryana Government has prepared Water ATM Policy to provide clean drinking water to people at public places in cities. A proposal to this effect has been approved by the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal.
    • Stating this here today, the Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mrs. Kavita Jain, said soon after notification of this policy, the municipalities would identify public places and start installation of water ATMs.
    • Under this policy, public places such as bus-stands, railway stations, parks, bus stops, parking areas and markets would be identified. Functioning of water ATMs would be ensured in three ways. The municipality would install water ATM and ensure that it functions; the municipality would install and hand it over to an agency for functioning; the option of Corporate Social Responsibility would also be available to ensure functioning.
    • Mrs Jain said there would be a distance of 400 meters between two water ATMs which could be adjusted according to the convenience of people.

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