ISLAMABAD (APP) - More than 30,000 children were immunized on Monday against the polio in the rural areas of Islamabad Capital Territory (OCT) during the first day of anti-polio drive. It is to mention that three-day anti polio drive has been launched in the rural areas of Islamabad from Monday and target has been set to immunize a total of 85,454 children against the polio in the rural area of ICT. Deputy Commissioner ICT Amer Ali Ahmed has directed the health department ICT to use all available resources to make the drive successful in the rural area of ICT and continuously kept doing more and more to achieve the 100 per cent target. District Health Officer ICT Dr. Amirzada Khan informed that Health Department ICT has made elaborate arrangements for the 100 per cent coverage of the children against the crippling disease  in the rural areas of Islamabad. As many as 218 mobile teams have been activated in the rural area.  These teams visited door to door on first day in the far flung areas for the coverage against the  polio, he added. He said that twelve union councils of ICT have been divided into seven zones while seven zonal supervisors including 41 area in-charge have been assigned the special task to achieve the target of immunization against the polio. Besides, 30 static centres and nine transit points have also been set up in the rural areas of Islamabad. The teams are also asked to daily submit the progress and achievement report to the Chief Commissioner Islamabad Kamran Lashari and Deputy Commissioner ICT Amer Ali Ahmed.   Chief Commissioner Islamabad Kamran Lashari and Deputy Commissioner ICT have directed the district health authorities and the mobile teams to ensure the 100 per cent coverage of the children against the polio and make it a fully successful campaign. Local Government and Rural Development Department ICT has been also directed to extend full co-operation to the mobile teams for the vaccination of the children. Meanwhile ICT administration has appealed to the parents to get their children vaccinated against the polio and save them from the crippling disease.