Hubballi: Covid vaccine inoculation drive for the students of KLE Society’s Smt CI Munavalli Polytechnic College was held at the college campus on Wednesday.
The event was organized jointly by Youth Red Cross Wing and NSS.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Neela health officer said that students should take the vaccine as they fall into a big bracket of the population. Taking the vaccine would help them to attend offline classes as the vaccine reduces the risk of contracting novel Coronavirus.
Dr Prakash Tevari, professor of BVB College, kick-started the event. He urged all the students to diligently follow all the Covid rules.
Prof. Veeresh Angadi, Principal KLE CI Munavalli Polytechnic asked the students to take the vaccine without any hesitancy and spread awareness about the vaccine to their neighbours, near and dear ones.
In the first phase, more than 400 students received their Covid vaccine doses.
Prof MS Kolhar, Dr MR Patil, Director State Mineral Corporation, Prof. V N Sannagoudar, Prof. SS Biradar, Prof Srishail Tungalad, Prof GR Kembhavimath, Prof T Veeramahanteshswamy and others were present.