Centre to bear the Expenses for the First Phase of Coronavirus VaccinationJanuary 11, 2021 19:52
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Centre to bear the Expenses for the First Phase of Coronavirus Vaccination:- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made it clear that the country is prepared for the massive vaccination distribution drive that will commence from January 16th. Narendra Modi interacted with the Chief Ministers of all the Indian states through a video conferencing today and he made it clear that the first round of vaccines would be given to the frontline workers which includes health workers, army officials and the Centre would bear the cost for the vaccine of the frontline workers. Modi said that around 30 crore people would be vaccinated soon in the country.
Modi said that the public representatives are not on the priority list and the people above 50 years and those suffering from health problems will be vaccinated in the second phase. "India is entering into a decisive battle against coronavirus and the vaccination drive will start from January 16th. It makes us proud as two vaccines are approved in the country. Both these vaccines are cost-effective than any other vaccine in the world. Four other vaccines are in pipeline for approval very soon. Our experts took all the needed precautions to provide the effective vaccines for the people of the country" told Narendra Modi.