Stepping towards rest of the nation Covid-19 vaccination programme was launched by Hon’ble PHE&WS &DoTCLetcWangkiLowang in presence of BorduriaBogapani HMLA WanglinLowangdong, HMLA Khonsa West WanglamSawin, DC Tirap Taro Mize, ADC KhonsaKretkamTikhak, ZPC Tirap Miss ChathongLowang, ZPM TediapHallang, DMO Dr. KoblemMossang, Medical Superintendent GHK Dr. KhogenSocia, Doctors, Nurses and para medical workers on 18th January, 2021 at General Hospital, Khonsa. All total 51 vaccinated out of targeted 58 including DRCHO Dr. NidakAngu, DSO(Surveillance) Dr. Palash Rakshit, Nurses, Attendants. While launching the Covid-19 vaccination program – Hon’ble Minister for PHE&WS &DoTCL Minister WangkiLowang appreciated the entire Health workers for their tireless fight against Covid-19 Pandemic from the day one. He also congratulated all the frontline workers for being chosen for getting the Covid vaccine first. He further advised all the HCWs to get vaccinated for their own and family safety. Dr. NidakAngu, DRCHO received the first doze of Covid-19 vaccine for Tirap District in presence of Chief Guest and dignitaries. The PHE&WS minister further said that the masks system if even there is no corona can prevent from other disease like pollution – so certain health tips need to be carry out through out our life. Hon’ble MLAs Wanglin Lowangdong – WanglamSawin while attending the launching program said that today is lucky and happy day for the entire humanity and being a part of entire humanity in Tirap District also finally Covid-19 vaccine has been developed and launched today and the fear from Corona has been vanished from today. Both theMLAs appealed all to get vaccinated. The total target beneficiaries of HCWs in Tirap District are 1036. The targeted beneficiary for today as on 18th January, 2021 was 58 out of which 51 were vaccinated. The vaccination was started at 10.00am and ended at14.30 pm. No any untoward incident or adverse report till evening today.