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Centre to allow COVID-19 vaccination at workplaces having 100 eligible beneficiaries from 11 April

Centre to allow COVID-19 vaccination at workplaces having 100 eligible beneficiaries from 11 April
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Centre to allow COVID-19 vaccination at workplaces having 100 eligible beneficiaries from 11 April

Centre to allow COVID-19 vaccination at workplaces having 100 eligible beneficiaries from 11 April
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Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, in a letter to the chief secretaries, stated a considerable proportion of the inhabitants above the age of 45 is within the organised sector of the financial system

Centre to allow COVID-19 vaccination at workplaces having 100 eligible beneficiaries from 11 April

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New Delhi: The federal government will allow COVID-19 vaccination at private and non-private workplaces having about 100 eligible beneficiaries from 11 April throughout states and Union Territories.

Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in a letter to the chief secretaries stated a considerable proportion of the inhabitants aged 45 years and above is within the organised sector of the financial system and is concerned in formal occupation in workplaces (authorities and personal) or manufacturing and providers.

“So as to improve the entry of vaccine to these populations, COVID-19 vaccination periods could also be organised at workplaces (each private and non-private) that are having about 100 eligible and keen beneficiaries by tagging these workplaces with an present COVID vaccination centre,” Bhushan stated within the letter .

He stated the states can provoke due consultations with non-public/public sector employers and administration to put together for launch of office vaccination.

“Such office vaccination centres could also be launched throughout states/Union Territories from 11 April, 2021,” he stated.

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