Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on June 10 questioned the Centre that from where the Centre would procure so many COVID vaccine doses to innoculate all the adults for free from June 21. He also raised concerns over the Union’s decision to export vaccines rather than plugging India’s own shortage. Recently, Delhi government opened vaccination for people in the 18-44 age-group after two weeks of hiatus due to the shortage.
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The Assam government on April 20 decided to provide free COVID vaccines for everyone aged between 18-45 years in the state from May 1. Reportedly, the government has ordered one crore COVAXIN doses from Bharat Biotech. Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated "funds collected in Assam Arogya Nidhi last year shall be utilised for the procurement of vaccines." The NHM, Assam will be nodal agency for vaccine procurement.
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