New Delhi, April 7
The authorities will enable COVID-19 vaccination at public and private workplaces having about 100 eligible beneficiaries from April 11 throughout states and Union territories.
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in a letter to the chief secretaries mentioned a considerable proportion of inhabitants aged 45 years and above is within the organised sector of the economic system and is concerned in formal occupation in workplaces (authorities and private) or manufacturing and providers.
“In order to increase the access of vaccine to these populations, COVID-19 vaccination sessions may be organised at work places (both public & private) which are having about 100 eligible and willing beneficiaries by tagging these work places with an existing COVID vaccination centre,” Bhushan mentioned within the letter .
He mentioned the states can provoke due consultations with private/public sector employers and administration to organize for launch of labor place vaccination.
“Such work place vaccination centres may be launched across states/Union territories from April 11, 2021,” he mentioned. PTI