To expedite the Covid vaccination course of within the state and get extra folks to the vaccination centres for his or her second shot, the Bihar authorities has adopted an uncommon technique. Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey has deliberate to provide away presents by a fortunate draw to those that full their second dose of vaccine quickly.
According to an announcement by the State Health Ministry on Wednesday, the minister mentioned that the lottery system is being introduced to encourage folks to get the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The period for the fortunate draw has been mounted between November 27 and December 31.
However, the minister mentioned that solely those that get themselves vaccinated inside seven days from the date mounted for the second dose might be rewarded below the lottery system.
“One vaccine dos is not enough to ensure protection from Covid-19. Those who take their second dose may win a television, mixer grinder, cooking gas, ceiling fan or blanket after a lucky draw from November 27 to December 31,” state’s well being minister Panday mentioned.
According to the scheme, one winner from every block might be rewarded with the Bumper award and 10 winners might be given comfort prizes per week for the following 5 weeks (December 31). According to this, on the block stage, 2,670 folks might be rewarded with the Bumper prize and 26,700 folks might be given the Consolation prize. Whereas, the month-to-month grand prize might be awarded to 114 folks on the district stage.
According to the info by Mygov.in, a complete of seven,72,30,414 doses have been administered in Bihar, of which, 5,32,11,248 have acquired the primary dose of Covid-19 vaccine and a couple of,40,19,166 have acquired the second dose as of November 25.
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