DHARWAD: Pulse Polio drive will be held in urban areas from March 10 to 13, and in rural areas and from March 10 to 12. The district has a total target of 18,26,153 children under the age of five years in the Pulse Polio program, said deputy commissioner Deepa Cholan, who is also chairman for the district-level Pulse Polio drive committee.
As many as 892 polio booths will be set up in the district. 93 teams will be deployed at prominent railway stations, bus stands, whereas 54 traffic teams will be formed. Over 3,761staff members and 198 supervisors have been appointed. The target is to reach 4,22,524 homes in the district under the Pulse Polio drive.
The Deputy Commissioner has asked parents to assure that their children who are below 6 years of age have got the polio vaccine