Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has demanded the central government to bear the cost of corona vaccine. Baghel said on Thursday that the Central Government has started registration for vaccination of people above 18 years of age. Therefore, the central government should bear the cost of the expenditure on this. Baghel has given this statement when a day before, he announced the introduction of free vaccine to people above 18 years of age in the state. PM Narendra Modi Has also written a letter to
Now it has become almost clear that in Chhattisgarh, the immunization of people above 18 years of age will not start from May 1. The state has previously been denied vaccine supply by vaccine-producing companies. Chhattisgarh hopes to get Bharat Biotech covariate by the end of May. Covishield supplies from the Serum Institute may also be in place from June to July.
Chief Minister Baghel wrote a letter to Prime Minister Modi, demanding allocation of vaccine to the states on the basis of population and positivity ratio. The central government has announced to start a vaccination campaign for people over 18 years of age across the country from May 1. For this, the state governments themselves have to arrange vaccines. The Government of Chhattisgarh has also ordered 25–25 lakh covishields and covaxine.