EduCity Iskandar opens its PPV Pikas Monday, eyes 1,000 vaccine recipients daily


KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 —  Iskandar Investment Bhd (IIB) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, EduCity Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (EduCity), has opened EduCity Sports Complex operation as a Vaccination Administration Centre (PPV) today, and aims to inoculate 1,000 people daily.


It said the PPV was opened under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Public-Private Partnership COVID-19 Industry Immunisation Programme (PIKAS) or PPV PIKAS after receiving approval from the relevant authorities and a working visit by MITI Deputy Minister Datuk Lim Ban Hong on Aug 1.


“The EduCity Iskandar PPV PIKAS will serve manufacturing industries registered under MITI in the Iskandar Puteri, Gelang Patah, Pekas Nenas, Senai, Kulai, and Skudai areas,” it said in a statement today.



According to Lim, the facilities provided by IIB and EduCity for PPV has met all the requirements.


“The acceleration of the vaccination programme will ensure economic sustainability and the well-being of our community,” he said.


He said 472,525 manufacturing workers around the country has received the first vaccine dose through the PIKAS programme, while 55,839 workers received the second dose as at July 31, 2021.



Registered companies under MITI can download its communication pack at, email to or contact officers at 019-700 9206 and 019-771 0345 for further information about EduCity Iskandar PPV PIKAS.


Interested companies in the manufacturing sector may contact or contact the call centre at 03-62071193 / 03-62071194 / 03-62071195 / 03-62071196.




Source: BERNAMA News Agency