Industrialists should vaccinate workers against Covid: CS


An important meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah at the Sindh Secretariat on Wednesday.

The meeting was briefed on implementation of coronavirus SOPs, vaccination campaign and control over prices of essential commodities.

The meeting was attended by all the Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners including Senior Member Board of Revenue AllamuddinBullo.

Briefing the meeting, health department officials said that 285 centers for corona virus vaccination have been set up in the province. So far, 11, 06,384 people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.

During the meeting, various deputy commissioners said that they have completed vaccination of their subordinate revenue staff and now employees of other departments will also be vaccinated against the Corona virus.

The Chief Secretary directed that the number of vaccines should be increased and more vaccine centers should be set up in the province.

He said that all industrialists and traders should vaccinate their workers against coronavirus and the government is also setting up vaccination centers in industrial areas. He said that the sectors which did not vaccinate the workers would be closed.

The Chief Secretary Sindh directed all the Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to strictly implement the SOPs and said that the orders issued by the Home Department should be strictly followed and action should be taken against the violators.

Meanwhile, a meeting on implementation of deceased quota was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah.

The Chief Secretary said that 5846 jobs have been approved on deceased quota from the year 2019 till now.

The meeting approved 519 jobs in different departments out of which 17 are in Agriculture Department and 31 in Board of Revenue, 13 in College Education, 2 in Anti-Corruption, 1 in Excise, 7 in Forest, 45 in Health and 32 in Home Department, 2 in Commerce, 1 in Information, 58 in Irrigation, 40 in Local Government, 3 in Public Health Engineering, 222 in school education, 10  in services general administration and 35 jobs in work and services.


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