PM Modi interacted with Chief Ministers of all states

Interacting with the Chief Ministers of all states, Mr Modi took stock of COVID-19 situation and discussed vaccination roll out programme. He said, two vaccines Covishield and Covaxin, which are made in India, have been granted approval for emergency use. He said, both the vaccines are cost-effective. Apart from these two vaccines, four others are in the pipeline.

 Mr Modi said, in the First Phase, the vaccine will be given to the health workers and other frontline workers. The Prime Minister said, in the First Phase, the cost of vaccination for these three crore people will be borne by the Central Government. In the Second Phase, those above 50 years and those under 50 years with co-morbid conditions will be vaccinated. He said, the experts have taken all precautions to provide the countrymen with effective vaccines. He said, the government has made necessary preparations for patients, if the COVID vaccine shows any side-effects.

 Mr Modi said, in the First Phase, the vaccine will be given to the health workers and other frontline workers. The Prime Minister said, in the First Phase, the cost of vaccination for these three crore people will be borne by the Central Government. In the Second Phase, those above 50 years and those under 50 years with co-morbid conditions will be vaccinated. He said, the experts have taken all precautions to provide the countrymen with effective vaccines. He said, the government has made necessary preparations for patients, if the COVID vaccine shows any side-effects.