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Jamshedpur’s Karim City College students on novel drive to promote COVID vaccine


Mail News Service

Jamshedpur, May 13: With the debilitating effects of the second wave of COVID infection, the vaccination drive has been gaining momentum. With the addition of persons of 18 years and above to be included in the lists of vaccination eligibility, more than 57 lakh Jharkhand citizens will start getting inoculated from Friday, May 14. The vaccination policy has included persons of and above the age of 18 years especially in view of youth being taken in the COVID infection wave.

The students of Mass Communications Department of Karim City College has come to the fore with a novel approach to the promotion of COVID vaccination drive under the guidance of Departmental Head, Dr Neha Tiwary and guest faculty, Tasir Shahid. The awareness campaign includes poster designing, slogan concepts and writing and audio and video modes.

Dr Neha Tiwary said, “It is through radio broadcasts, social media platforms including WhatsApp that the students have designed to substantiate their campaign so that wider number of people can be provided the message on the importance of getting vaccinated as also following the government’s COVID prevention protocols.”

The campaign was launched on Google Meet platform jointly by Karim City College Principal Dr Md Reyaz and Mass Com Department Head, Dr Neha Tiwary. Dr Reyaz observed on the occasion, “This is a good and effective move taken by the students more so at a time when awareness campaign is of utmost importance so that more people get inoculated and prevent further loss of precious lives.”

While students are busy preparing from home online, the third semester students of Mass Com have busied themselves in planning and executing this mass scale awareness drive on COVID vaccination. The team includes Ankit and Elisha (script), Bhargav, Sayon, Farhan and Arnab (videographer, photographer and editing), Rita Rani (art and painting) and Ujjwala, Muskan, Siddhant, Manpreet, Akash, Shruti and Rina (voice over).

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