KTR to head Task Force to expedite medicine and vaccine supply in Telangana

This comes amid allegations that Telangana is going through a shortage of medicines and COVID-19 vaccines.

Amid the issues of shortages of medicines and vaccines, the Telangana Cupboard has appointed a state-level Process Drive to expedite the availability of any day-to-day medicines and vaccines within the state. Minister for Municipal Administration and City Improvement (MA&UD), Industries Okay Tarakarama Rao (KTR) will supervise this staff.

The Process Drive includes Industries Division Chief Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, Common Administration Division (GAD) Principal Secretary Vikas Raj, Panchayati Raj Chief Secretary Sandeep Sultania, Chief Minister Workplace Secretary and COVID-19 Particular Officer Rajasekhar Reddy.The choice to arrange the Process Drive was taken on the Cupboard assembly headed by Chief Minister Okay Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) amid allegations that there’s a shortage of sure medicines and vaccines in opposition to COVID-19 within the state.

On the cupboard assembly on Could 11, the Telangana authorities additionally introduced a 10-day lockdown in view of the rising circumstances of COVID-19 within the state. The lockdown will probably be noticed between 10 am and 6 am in these ten days. Residents will probably be allowed to step out for important providers between 6 am and 10 am day by day. Companies together with petrol pumps in areas apart from highways, too, will probably be allowed to stay open for 4 hours.

Learn: What’s allowed and what’s not in Telangana throughout lockdown: All you could know

“The Cupboard has additionally determined to ask international tenders for procuring COVID-19 vaccines instantly,” tweeted KTR.

On the cupboard assembly, the CM additionally referred to as up the remdesivir producers and sought an sufficient provide of the antiviral medication to the state. The CM directed the Chief Secretary (CS) to make out there remedial injections, oxygen and different COVID-19 medication in the private and non-private sector.

The State Well being and Household Welfare (H&FW) Ministry portfolio has been transferred to CM KCR after Eatala Rajender was faraway from the put up following allegations of land grabbing.

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