A nationwide marketing campaign will likely be launched by social and academic establishments to “curb and crush rumours and apprehensions unfold by nefarious and vested pursuits’ concerning the world’s largest anti-coronavirus vaccination drive being performed in India, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi stated right here on Thursday.
State Haj committees, Waqf boards, their affiliate organisations, Central Waqf Council, Maulana Azad Training Basis and different social and academic establishments will likely be a part of the marketing campaign “Jaan Hai To Jahaan Hai”, to be launched particularly in villages and distant areas of the nation, he stated.
The senior BJP minister stated Ladies Self Assist Teams may also be included within the marketing campaign. These teams will inform the folks about “some narrow-minded self-interests creating concern and confusion” on the vaccines.
“Such components are enemy of well being and well-being of the folks,” he advised reporters.
The above-named organisations and teams will encourage folks to get vaccinated to deal with the pandemic, the minister stated.
“Sadly some narrow-minded components are creating confusion and concern on the vaccination entrance. They aren’t solely enemies of the well being and well-being of the folks but in addition of the nation. We’ve to stay cautious of such folks,” Naqvi stated.
The Central authorities led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is operating the world’s largest Covid vaccination drive in India, Naqvi stated. As many as 24.30 crore folks in India have been vaccinated up to now, he stated.
Naqvi who chaired the Haj 2021 evaluation assembly at Haj Home in south Mumbai earlier within the day, stated preparations relating to this yr’s Haj are full, however maintaining in view the pandemic, India will stand with the Saudi Arabian authorities’s choice on the annual pilgrimage.