Seven lakh children to be covered under Pulse Polio Programme

Shimla: About seven lakh children would be administered polio vaccine drops under National Pulse Polio
Programme (NPPP) on February 19 and April 1 in Himachal Pradesh.

About 11,000 functionaries of various departments would be deployed to cover all eligible children under the campaign.

Reviewing the arrangements for the PPP at a high level meeting, Chief Secretary, Rajwant Sandhu, stressed the need
for inter-departmental coordination to make the campaign to make Himachal polio-free a success.