The vaccination session was inaugurated by Shri Alok Tiwari, DM Kanpur Nagar and an IITK Alumnus along with Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director IIT Kanpur in the presence Dr. A K Mishra CMO, Kanpur, Prof. Onkar Dikshit, Dean Administration IIT Kanpur and Dr. Mamta Vyas, Head, Health Centre IIT Kanpur.
92 staff members of Health Centre alongwith doctors were registered on CO-WIN App. for vaccination. All of them received vaccine today. After getting the vaccine all the staff members were kept under observation for 30 minutes. We are happy to inform that no side effects were observed and after that all the health workers got busy in their daily routine work.
The Health Centre of IIT Kanpur wishes to send a message to community to have faith in all scientists and the vaccine, which encourages all to get vaccinated to overcome CORONA pandemic.
Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director IIT Kanpur Said, “The first shot of COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered to the health workers at the institute. Being a part of one of the largest vaccination drives, I am confident that India is on the right progress path and in the near future we will collectively overcome this adversity with triumph.
Health Centre at IIT Kanpur is a primary health centre. Health centre is proud to provide normal services to the campus community during the entire pandemic period so far without a break of a single day. During this period some of the doctors and staff members of health centre also got infected. However, health centre continued to provide services.
This vaccination drive will enable health centre to further provide services without any fear and apprehension in future.