Finance Ministry has tweeted that don’t forget these important notes about vaccination to defeat COVID-19, which are mentioned in attached image.
The Health Ministry has written to all States and UTs that COVID-19 vaccination sessions may now be organized at workplaces (both public & private) which are having about 100 eligible and willing beneficiaries by tagging these workplaces with an existing COVID Vaccination Center (CVC). To support the States in this initiative, guidelines have been prepared and the same have conveyed by the Union Health Secretary to the States and UTs. These guidelines will support the State and District Programme Managers with the requisite information and guide them on organizing vaccination sessions at such workplaces (both public & private). Such work place vaccination centres may be launched across States/UTs from 11th April 2021.
The Government can collect tax in the name of cess for generating revenue but it shall be earmarked for specific purpose only. Its imp to note that Central cess collections aren’t shared with states under Revenue devolution.
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