K M Dayashankar
MAHBUBNAGAR: As there is still vaccine hesitancy among the rural masses in general and the tribals in particular, an NRI Eesha Ampani, founder of Goodies against Covid project creator has launched the distribution of vaccine among the tribals in the Kothakota assembly segment and offering goodies including the household essential commodities.
Eesha Ampani, the granddaughter of former legislator Pogaku Ayyappa, has launched the formal distribution of vaccine to the tribals in the thandas from Monday onwards. She has set a target of inoculating over 5,000 tribals in Natavelli Peddathanda, Nacharampeta thanda, Sankireddypalli, Jangala colony Govinduhalli localities in Kothakota town.
All these days, the tribals were reluctant to take the Covid vaccine out of fear. But Eesha had conducted awareness programmes about the importance of the vaccine to protect from the deadly virus. She also announced goodies including the household essential commodities to the tribals after inoculation. Incidentally, there was a good response to the campaign with the good turnout of the tribals.
Kothakota legislator Ala Venkateshwar Reddy had formally inaugurated the vaccination camp and supported the cause of the NRI. ZP vice chairman Vaman Goud, MPP Guntha Mounika, Sarpanch Devi, former ZPTC member Vishweshwar and others were also encouraging the rural masses to undergo vaccination.