Centre writes to Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi govts flagging below-par vaccination of beneficiaries

The Centre wrote to Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi governments on Wednesday flagging below-par vaccination of eligible beneficiaries, together with healthcare employees. In a letter to the principal secretaries of Punjab, Delhi and Maharashtra, Extra Well being Secretary Manohar Agnani famous that the efficiency of those states and UT have been under the nationwide common and wishes enchancment.

They had been urged to undertake obligatory corrective actions instantly in direction of bettering the efficiency of COVID-19 vaccination drive of their states and union territory.

“I sit up for your unstinted help to the continuing COVID-19 vaccination drive which is important to mitigate the impression of COVID-19 pandemic,” he mentioned.

Aganani’s letter comes after a strongly worded assertion issued by Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan during which he hit out at Maharashtra and another states, accusing them of attempting to cowl their “failures” and spreading panic amongst folks by demanding vaccination of all with out inoculating sufficient of eligible beneficiaries.

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