Jamshedpur Keenan Stadium To Be Made A Mass Covid Vaccine Site

Jamshedpur 3rd Sept 2021: East Singhbhum district administration has decided to administer 10,000 vaccines per day as part of its mega vaccination drive. The campaign will soon start at Keenan Stadium in Bistupur.

The stadium, which has hosted several international matches, will be used to speed up the campaign.

During this, Deputy Commissioner Suraj Kumar inspected Keenan Stadium, XLRI, and Kerala Samajam Model School to give impetus to the vaccination campaign being run in the district.


A walk-in vaccination center is being planned at Keenan Stadium. The Deputy Commissioner reviewed the facilities available and gave necessary instructions.

Both vaccines – Covishield and Covaxin – will be provided in the vaccination camp, which will last for a week. 

According to health department officials, people aged 18 to 44 years and above will be vaccinated.

During this, he also inspected the currently running vaccine centers at XLRI and Kerala Samajam School and gave necessary instructions regarding increasing the capacity of both centers.

While increasing the manpower in XLRI, DC was instructed to make necessary arrangements for vaccination of 8000 people from 2000 people. He was also directed to double vaccination at Kerala Samajam.

On this occasion, Senior Incharge Vaccination Cell cum SDM Dhalbhum Sandeep Kumar Meena, Director DRDA Saurabh Kumar Sinha, Dr. Rajan Chaudhary, Dr. Renu from TMH, and other officers were present.

“Vaccination will be provided through online slot booking and walk-in mode,” said a health department official. All necessary logistics are being arranged at the venue.

SDO and District Civil Surgeon AK Lal also inspected the venue yesterday to take stock of the preparations.

A health official said that the beneficiaries are being vaccinated by ensuring compliance with all safety standards and Covid-19 protocols at the vaccination site. 

The vaccination of beneficiaries is being done on a first-come, first-serve basis at the walk-in center. 

It will not only keep us safe, but our relatives and the entire society will be safe from this pandemic.

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