Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday cautioned the countrymen in opposition to any deceptive rumours on coronavirus vaccine, forward of a mega inoculation drive starting January 16. He was interacting with chief ministers of all states by way of video conferencing.
Modi stated the federal government was aiming to vaccinate as many as 30 crore folks within the subsequent few months. “Round 3 crore healthcare employees and frontline employees can be vaccinated within the first part of vaccination. Within the second part, these above 50 years and people underneath 50 years that suffer co-morbid situations can be vaccinated,” the prime minister stated.
He stated the primary part can have onboard authorities and personal well being employees. Sanitation employees, different frontline employees, protection forces, police, and different paramilitary forces may even be vaccinated within the first part, he stated.
Modi knowledgeable that the state governments is not going to must bear the bills of vaccination of the three crore folks within the first part. “Should you have a look at the variety of well being and frontline employees throughout all states, it stands at round 3 crores. It has been determined that state governments is not going to must bear the bills of vaccination of those 3 crore folks within the first part. Authorities of India will bear these bills,” he stated.