Indradhanush Immunization Mission-children under 2 years of age and pregnant women are targeted for immunization

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New Delhi: Under Mission Indradhanush Immunization drive, children under 2 years of age and pregnant women are targeted for immunization. However, vaccination on demand is provided to children up to 5 years of age.

As on 20th July 2017, a total of 247 lakh children and around 67 lakh pregnant women have been covered under Mission Indradhanush. The State/UT-wise details are given below:

State/UT-wise details of persons covered under Mission Indradhanush (all four phases)

All figures in lakhs

S.No. State Children Immunized Pregnant women immunized
1 Arunachal Pradesh 0.442 0.054
2 Andhra Pradesh 1.796 0.380
3 A & N Islands 0.001 0.000
4 Assam 3.397 0.941
5 Bihar 11.609 2.692
6 Chandigarh 0.045 0.007
7 Chhattisgarh 4.705 1.075
8 Daman & Diu 0.006 0.001
9 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 0.005 0.001
10 Delhi 9.301 1.487
11 Goa 0.008 0.001
12 Gujarat 5.211 1.279
13 Haryana 9.839 2.630
14 Himachal Pradesh 0.124 0.028
15 Jammu & Kashmir 0.841 0.067
16 Jharkhand 7.942 1.956
17 Karnataka 8.172 1.639
18 Kerala 1.375 0.109
19 Mizoram 0.122 0.029
20 Meghalaya 0.846 0.140
21 Manipur 0.419 0.082
22 Maharashtra 3.595 0.477
23 Madhya Pradesh 20.123 6.085
24 Nagaland 0.462 0.072
25 Odisha 3.634 1.069
26 Puducherry 0.006 0.001
27 Punjab 1.839 0.399
28 Rajasthan 15.546 4.081
29 Sikkim 0.003 0.000
30 Tamil Nadu 5.990 1.449
31 Telangana 2.440 0.395
32 Tripura 0.125 0.032
33 Uttar Pradesh 119.808 36.286
34 Uttarakhand 2.396 0.655
35 West Bengal 4.908 1.096
Total 247.082 66.694

Mission Indradhanush vaccination drive is carried out by government staff involved in immunization programme. However, immunization partners like WHO, UNICEF, UNDP, ITSU etc. are also providing support for microplan preparation, monitoring and supervision etc. during this drive.

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Faggan Singh Kulaste stated this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here today.

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