PM Modi to speak to beneficiaries, vaccinators of Covid vaccination drive on Jan 22
oovid-19: In their digital interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the beneficiaries and vaccinators will share their first-hand experience of vaccination.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact with beneficiaries and vaccinators of Covid vaccination drive in Varanasi on January 22 via video link. The beneficiaries and vaccinators will share their first-hand experience of vaccination in the digital interaction.
The interaction follows continuous dialogue and discussion by the Prime Minister with scientists, political leaders, officials and other stakeholders to proactively ensure smooth conduct of the world’s largest vaccination drive.
The world’s largest vaccination drive is underway in India. Our frontline warriors are getting vaccinated across the nation. At 1:15 PM tomorrow, 22nd January, I would interact with beneficiaries and vaccinators of Covid vaccination drive in Varanasi, via video conferencing.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 21, 2021
PM Modi may be vaccinated in 2nd phase
Meanwhile, reports suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to be vaccinated in the second phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive. Chief Ministers will also be vaccinated against Covid-19 in the second round, sources said.
After healthcare and frontline workers such as police, armed forces and municipal workers, the third category to be vaccinated is likely to be people over the age of 50, followed by those who are below 50 but suffer from co-morbidities.
A tentative prioritisation for vaccination was discussed at the meeting held between PM Modi and the state chief ministers on November 24 and has been communicated to state governments, said people familiar with the development, Economic Times reported.