Assam Administrative Staff College (AASC) in partnership with UNICEF has launched a state-wide sensitization program on pulse Polio immunization. The main purpose is to social mobilization to make Assam Polio free within the shortest possible time. Mr. Jude Henriques and Ms. Seema from UNICEF's Calcutta office held detailed discussion with Mr. B. R. Samal, Director, AASC to identify the key strategies and interventions for the program and the following activities were agreed to.
As part of the interventions identified, a state level sensitization workshop for social mobilization for Polio eradication was held in AASC, Guwahati. District key functionaries including Nehru Yuva Kendra coordinator, ICDS project Officers, Addl. CM&HO, Secretaries of Literacy Campaigns, prominent NGO representatives attended the workshop.