VACCINATION OF COVID – 19 CARRIED OUT IN BENGALURU, MYSURU AND HUBBALLI DIVISION OVER SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
To tackle the Covid – 19 pandemic, as part of Tika Utsav or Vaccine Drive announced by Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi, SWR has taken measures to identify and vaccinate eligible employees and dependents. As a part of the same, today Bengaluru Division, Mysuru and Hubballi Division of South Western Railway vaccinated the employees and their dependents against Covid -19.
In Bengaluru Division 234 employees and their dependents aged over 45 years get vaccinated against Covid -19 today.
Vaccinations have been carried out in Railway Hospital / Health Units Bengaluru - 80, Bengaluru Cantonment – 12, Krishnarajpuram, Diesel Loco Shed – 55, Yesvantpur - 29, Yesvantpur, Mechanical Shed - 11, Bangarapet – 42 and Hindupur - 5 in co-ordination with state government.
46 Rapid antigen tests (RAT) were conducted for Covid - 19 detection at Yesvantpur depot and all were found to be negative.
In Mysuru Division 535 employees and their dependents get vaccinated against Covid -19 today. Vaccinations have been carried out in Railway Hospital / Health Units Mysuru – 110 (2nd dose - 31), Arsikere – 195, Sakleshpur – 140 and Harihar – 90.
In Hubballi Division 91 employees get vaccinated against Covid -19 today. Vaccinations have been carried out at Health Unit Gadag – 59 (2nd dose – 3), Bagalkot – 32.