Chandigarh, May 15
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make the Centre as the one agency for the procurement and distribution of COVID vaccine for folks within the age group of 18-44.
“Vaccination of your entire eligible inhabitants, particularly in a pandemic state of affairs, is the accountability of the central authorities as any non-inclusion can undermine the remainder of the collective effort,” the chief minister mentioned in a letter to the PM.
Citing the expertise of the previous three weeks when numerous states “have been making their particular person efforts to supply the vaccine from home producers in addition to from overseas”, the CM mentioned the Centre should instantly undertake sourcing of all vaccines as a single agency for these within the age group of 18-44.
The Centre should guarantee vaccine distribution throughout all states and union territories by medical institution for correct vaccination of the age group, an announcement quoting Amarinder mentioned right here.
The Punjab CM mentioned he had even earlier recommended that in view of the modalities of the provision chain administration, it could be operationally and financially most expedient if your entire procurement and provide of vaccine is finished by the Union authorities for all age teams. PTI