07 April, Patna
Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday launched mission Indradhanush. On this occasion Mr. Kumar said the special immunization programme will be a boon for poor and marginalized children who are overlooked the most.
He said the immunization rate of Bihar is about 70 per cent which is above the national average.
Stating that over 20 lakh children born annually in the state, Kumar said 9 lakh are partially vaccinated or totally unvaccinated.
300 monitors have been appointed in targeted districts of the state to oversee the special immunization programme in Bihar .