A group of around five to six young children kick-started the arrangements for pulse polio immunisation drive by getting the vaccine administered from Chief Minister N. Rangasamy at the assembly complex on Friday. They posed for photographs for the Health Department’s Information, Education and Communication posters too.
The pulse polio immunisation drive will take place in Puducherry on January 20, with a total of 418 booths in the Union Territory. There will be 314 booths for Puducherry, 70 in Karaikal, 16 in Mahe and 18 in Yanam. Among these, there will be six transit booths in Puducherry and one in Yanam, Deputy Director of Immunisation N.L.N. Sarma said.