Nation wide Polio Immunization drive from 31-01-2021 to 02-02-2021

Government of India is to start Polio Immunization drive today which lasts for 3 days i.e., from 31-January-2021 to 02-February-2021. This programme will be launched by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rastrapathi Bhawan today.

Polio drop will be given to children with age groups 0 to 5 years

The pulse polio immunization drive will be held twice a year.

Every Polio Immunization will start on the Sunday, known as Polio Ravivar or National Immunization day.

It is advised to take precautionary measure like physical distancing, face masks and handwashing due to COVID-19 coditions.