Abstract 1 (January 2022) Swarnima Tiwari & Sushanta Kumar Roul


International Refereed/ Peer Reviewed Journal of Education

Vol. 8 (1) Jan 2022, pp. 01-08, E-ISSN: 2395-7344, P-ISSN: 2320-9526

Title:  Spreading Awareness about the importance of getting COVID-19 Vaccine among the Underprivileged People

Swarnima Tiwari, Researcher, Amity Institute of Education, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. E-mail: tiwariswarnima11a@gmail.com

Sushanta Kumar Roul, Professor, Amity Institute of Education, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. E-mail: drsushantaroul@gmail.com

Article DOI: 10.46704/pol.2022.v08i01.001

ABSTRACT:The purpose of this research was to spread awareness about the importance of getting COVID-19 vaccine among the underprivileged community in Lucknow. In this research, the researcher used community survey method for the collection of the data from the underprivileged students and their parents. During the pandemic in 2021, the researcher could manage to collect data from 53 underprivileged students and their parents in Lucknow. For the purpose of data collection, the researcher used google form as a data collection instrument which included open ended & close ended questions. Percentage used for the analysis of data. Following are the major findings identified by the researcher in this research: a) The number of vaccinated people were very low. Despite the fact it is free of cost, b) During the conversation, the researcher found that majority of the people had misconceptions regarding both COVID-19 vaccines, c) The number of female vaccinations was very less as compared to men getting vaccinated, d) People did not care much about their mental or physical health, e) Due to pandemic and to stop the chain of coronavirus almost all people who work somewhere are facing financial issues. Some of them are even struggling to manage their daily requirements. By doing this study the researcher came to know that the people need more awareness regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.

Keywords: COVID-19, Vaccine, Underprivileged, Awareness.