Himachal Pradesh CM thanks Prime Minister for announcing free vaccine and extending Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna

Shimla:
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for announcing free vaccine to all the States for inoculation of all 18 years and above people from 21st June. He said that this would go a long way in ensuring vaccination to the people of the country above 18 years of age.

He also thanked the Prime Minister for ensuring increase in supply of the vaccination in the coming days. He said that it was due to the able leadership of Prime Minister that the country successfully handled the first wave of Corona pandemic last year and expressed hope that the nation would soon successfully come out from the second wave of this pandemic.

He said that the decision to continue the system of 25 percent vaccines being procured directly by the private hospitals will go a long way in ensuring vaccine to more and more people through private hospitals in the decided prices.



The Chief Minister also thanked the Prime Minister for his decision of extending Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna till November, this year. He said that this scheme would go a long way in benefitting over 80 crore people of the country by providing decided amount of free ration every month during the time of pandemic.