Manav Rachna International School took great pride in collaborating with the Government of India to undertake the social cause of eradicating Measles and Rubella. The MR vaccination campaign took place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in the school campus. All the students of MRIS 51, Gurugram were vaccinated by the doctors in order to improve their immunity. Utmost care was taken by the school in dispensing the medicine. The morning of Saturday, April 28, 2018 witnessed eminent dignitaries and parents coming in unison to be a part of a Measles Rubella Vaccination Drive organized at Manav Rachna International School, Sec-51, Gurugram. The campaign was conducted to spread awareness about Measles and Rubella and how these infections can be fatal for the children of our nation. Mr Rajesh Kalra, Chairman MRIS 51,Gurugram & Ludhiana, Mr Gaurav Rai, Executive Director, MRIS 51, Gurugram & Ludhiana, Mrs Pooja Puri, Principal MRIS 51, Gurugram welcomed Sh. Rao Narbir Singh, Cabinet Minister, Haryana who was the chief guest of the day.
The school principal in her welcome address expressed her gratitude for all who had come forward for this campaign and shared her belief that if this responsibility is shouldered by all, these fatal infections will surely be eradicated from our country and we will be able to provide a better and brighter future to our children. Sh. Rao Narbir Singh Cabinet Minister, Gurugram also addressed the gathering, motivated and sensitized all the educators and parents about the vaccinations. This campaign witnessed other eminent guests like Mr. Ravinder, DEO, Gurugram, Dr. B.K. Rajora, CMO, Gurugram, Dr.Neelam Thappar , Dy. Civil Surgeon, Gurugram, , Dr M P Singh, Urban Nodal officer, Dr. Meenakshi , UNICEF, Mr. Kuldeep Yadav, Area Counsellor and Dr. Hardeep, Medical Officer, Gurugram.
The campaign culminated with the hope that this drive would be a success and the target of eradicating Measles and Rubella would be achieved by the year 2020 making India stand proud on the World map.