Press Communique on 07.06.2021.

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                                         Raj Bhavan, Hyderabad

                                                                                               Date: 07.06.2021


       Governor thanks PM for “free vaccination for all” initiative


Hyderabad, June 7: Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his announcement to offer free vaccination for all those above 18 years of age in the country.

Responding to the Prime Minister’s address to the Nation, the Governor said that the visionary approach of the Prime Minister in establishing the Vaccine Task Force in May 2020 has ensured the production of indigenous vaccine in our country.

“The indigenous vaccines production has ensured the required supplies of vaccines on time in our country. The vaccination of doctors, other healthcare workers, and the vulnerable people with co morbidities on a priority basis protected them during the second wave,” she added.

The Governor stated that the Prime Minister’s assurance about the free vaccination to all in the country will be an important milestone in our country’s fight against the pandemic.

She expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister for his government’s efforts in ensuring adequate vaccine supplies through different vaccine makers from all over the world.

“The expected adequate supplies of vaccines from different vaccine makers are going to help in vaccinating all the eligible people in our country. Soon the country will witness intensified vaccination,” she said.

Referring to the extension of free ration supplies to the 80 crore families under the Pradhan Mantri Garibh Kalyan Yojana till November this year is going to help poor families in a great way and nobody would go hungry in our country.

The central government’s efforts on a war footing basis in getting medical oxygen supplies and augmenting their production and its supply across the country proved vital in saving many precious lives.

The Governor appealed to the people to strictly adhere to the Covid preventive norms so as to break the chain of virus infection and end the pandemic.

Earlier, Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan reviewed the “Strategy to 100% vaccination in Puducherry” through a video conference with the officials of all the regions of the Puducherry from Raj Bhavan, here.

She directed the officials to intensify vaccination by motivating people to get vaccinated and achieve the 100 per cent vaccination by the Independence Day celebrations in August.

Press Secretary

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