Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday inaugurated a seven-day vaccination drive against COVID-19 at the Indian Oil Headquarters in Bhubaneswar.
The free vaccination drive, aimed at inoculating employees and family members of the oil company, plans to administer 200 doses per day, the Union Minister said in a series of tweets in Odia.
He also mentioned that the drive has been undertaken in collaboration with Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
“The mega vaccination drive, which was launched for Covid-fighters of the company, will provide free vaccinations to the company’s petrol pump attendants, LPG and petrol distributors, oil tanker transporters, other employees and their family members,” he tweeted.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Union Minister had visited Covid wards and ICUs in ESI Hospital of Odisha’s Angul district wearing a PPE suit.