PM Modi Big Announced: The government has made a big announcement on vaccination amid growing Corona cases. From May 1, everyone over the age of 18 will be able to get the vaccine. The government has also decided that the companies making the vaccine will supply 50% of their supplies to the center. They can supply the remaining 50% to state governments or sell it in the open market. Registration through COVIN will be required for vaccination as before.
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Till now people above the age of 45 years were being given the Corona vaccine across the country. 12.38 crore people have taken the first or second dose of vaccine across the country. According to the order issued by the government on Monday evening, the new policy will be implemented from May 1, 2021 and it will also be reviewed as per the requirement.
Companies will Supply 50% of the Vaccine Center
The government has asked the vaccine manufacturers that the phase-3 vaccine companies will supply 50% of the total vaccine produced in the month to the center. The remaining 50% will be exempted from selling by state governments and in the open market.
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Follow the Prescribed Protocol for Vaccination
Vaccination at government and private centers will be included in the national immunization program. The protocol followed for vaccination has to be followed. Registration will be done on the Kovin portal as before. Also, after the vaccine is applied, its serious side effects (adversary event) will also have to be reported. Information on stock and price of vaccine at the center will also have to be given real time.
Priority to Vaccinate Those Taking First Dose
Healthcare and frontline workers who have taken the first dose of the vaccine will be given priority in vaccination. People over 45 years of age who take the first dose of the vaccine will also get preference for taking the second dose. All this work will be done with a fixed strategy. PM Modi Big Announced.
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Center will Fix Criteria and Give Vaccine to States
The central government will decide the criterion through its 50% quota of vaccine. The vaccine will be supplied first to the most affected states and union territories. Negative marking of the states will also be done on the vaccine waste. For this, all the states will be informed in advance.