Ranchi becomes first district to start third gender vaccination in state

Ranchi: Ranchi has become the first district in the state to introduce third gender vaccination.

On Friday the third gender community people were vaccinated at Rospa Tower complex through mobile vaccination in the presence of DC Ranchi Chhavi Ranjan.  During this, Deputy Development Commissioner  Vishal Sagar, Sub-Divisional Officer Ranchi Sadar Utkarsh Gupta and other concerned officers were present.

Vaccination of people of third gender community was done through Covid-19 protection vehicle (Mobile Vaccination) in Rospa Tower complex.

Before the vaccination, the DC interacted with the people of third gender community.  During this, while counseling them, he told that the vaccine is completely safe.  The people of the third gender community shared with the Deputy Commissioner the misconceptions prevailing in the mind regarding the vaccination with open heart.  During this, the DC said that he along with the Chief Minister of the state, senior officials have also taken the vaccine of Covid-19 and they did not face any kind of health-related problem.

While interacting with the  community, the DC inquired about the total number of transgenders in the district.  He said that all the transgenders would be vaccinated by the district administration.  People of the community can contact on 7546028221 for mobile vaccination.  The Deputy Commissioner also gave necessary directions in this regard to the concerned officer.

Chhavi Ranjan said that vaccination of every section of the society is necessary so that the war against Corona can be won.  He said that there was a need to be sensitive for the transgenders and vaccination will be done to clear the misconceptions prevailing in the community.  Also, all possible help will be given to the members of the community, he said.

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