The Pulse Polio immunisation campaign 2013 will take place on Sunday and subsequently on January 24, Thursday, as per the National Immunisation schedule. All children from up to the age of five must compulsorily be immunised.
In the Union Territory 99,020 children are expected to be immunised during the drive. To achieve this goal, the Health Department has set up 314 booths in Puducherry, 70 in Karaikal, 18 in Yanam and 16 in Mahe.
They will also cater to nomadic groups and migrant children, a release said.
On Sunday, transit teams have been set up at the bus stands, railway stations, Manakula Vinayagar Temple and at the borders of the four regions, the release said.