KARACHI  - Sindh Health Department has agreed in principle to coordinate with the Sindh Rangers, presently escorting voters’ verification teams and re-start door-to-door oral anti-polio vaccination in Karachi with required security for its workers.A senior health department official told APP Tuesday that the next OPV campaign is scheduled to begin in the province from January 28 to 30.“It is, however, planned to be conducted from February 4 to 6 in Karachi,” he said. “We are contemplating to avail the offer made to us by the Sindh Rangers and ensure easy and risk free access of our workers to each and every union council in the metropolis,” elaborated the official.In reply to a query, he said it could be initiated in next few days.He said the health minister has also asked the deputy commissioners of Karachi to contact concerned commandments of the rangers and develop a schedule for polio workers.The official said Dr Azra Pechuho, special representative of President Asif Ali Zardari for Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) and the Sindh Health Minister, Dr Saghir Ahmed are equally involved to review the role of People’s Primary Health Initiative (PPHI) in improving routine vaccination of all children, without any distinction.NEED STRESSED FOR EDUCATION PROMOTION: There is a need for eradication of poverty and unemployment in the country through development in education, Sindh Minister for education and Literacy, Pir Mazharul Haq said on Tuesday.He was addressing as chief guest at the annual convocation of New Ports Institute of Communication and Economics, said a statement.On this occasion the Chairman of the Institute, Brig (r) Sadiq Jamal, Vice Chairperson, Huma Bukhari, Director Finance Mirza Raza AIi, Director HR Bushra Raza, Faculty members and educationists were also present. Mazhar said that the teachers and faculty members play an important role for the progress of any educational institution. He emphasised the need to bring the academic standard high so as to make headway in the comity of nations.The minister said that the government is endeavouring to make available facilities for the acquisition of education to the people especially in the villages and rural as well as backward areas. He showed satisfaction that such private education institutions like the New Ports Institute of Communication and Economics, are also contributing their bit towards promotion of education.The chairman of the institute, Brig (r) Sadiq Jamal, Vice Chairperson also spoke on the occasion. At the end, the gold medals as well as certificates were distributed among those students who excelled in their studies.