Vaccination Programme for the selected Haj pilgrims belonging to Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts will be held on 16th, 17th and 18th July at Haj House, Nampally, Hyderabad.
Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali will inaugurate the Vaccination Camp on Monday 16th July at 11 AM while Telangana State Haj Committee chairman Mohammed Masiullah Khan will preside over the programme. TSHC Special Officer Prof. S. A. Shukoor informed that pilgrims would be administered Anti Meningitis vaccines and Polio drops, besides pilgrims of 70 years and above would be given Seasonal Influenza Vaccines and added that on the first day pilgrims of Cover No. 0001 to 3000 will be given vaccinations. On Tuesday, pilgrims under cover number 3001 to 6000 and on Wednesday under Cover No. 6001 to 7000 will be administered vaccines.
Meanwhile, the TSHC Chairman while addressing the meeting of the representatives of the District Haj Societies and voluntary organisations asked them to work with cooperation of all the concerned and start the vaccination programme from Tuesday 17th July. Prof. Shukoor hoped that district societies would work as per the previous practice.
Members of the Haj Committee Khaja Sirajuddin, Arif Ahmed, Abdul Khader, Hafiz Mohammed Layeeq Khan, Dr. Aqeel Hashmi, Abu Talha Amjad, Mohammed Imtiaz Khan and Mohammed Arifuddin were also present on this occasion.