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Assam Announces Incentives For Vaccination Of Frontline Workers

The government in Assam announced monetary incentives for the frontline workers who have been conducting the vaccination drive. According to Assam Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa, the govt decided to give Rs 1,500 per month, as monetary incentive, to each Auxiliary Nurse Midwife, along with their monthly salary till the vaccination is completed. The state has administered 3.87 crore vaccine doses, with 1.62 crore fully vaccinated people.

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: India, COVID, Frontline Workers, Incentives, Work

Courtesy: India Today

Panchkula Vaccination drive

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About 60% Of Adult Indian Population Jabbed With 1st Dose

Based on e-book by Ministry of Health, 60% of India's adult population is jabbed with the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, made India rank first. Indians who have completed their vaccination schedule are also the highest in the world. All frontline workers have taken the first dose, and 81.1% of eligible frontline workers have taken the second. Rural vaccine center jabbed 62% vaccines, versus urban 36%.

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 02:58 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, Covid Vaccination, India, Health Ministry, Frontline Workers

Courtesy: NDTV

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Padma Awards: Arvind Kejriwal Nominates Three Names

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that the names of three frontline workers will be given to the Center for Padma awards. Padma awards are one of the highest civilian awards in the country. Dr. SK Sarin from the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), Dr. Suresh Kumar from Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital (LNJP), and Dr. Sandeep Budhiraja from Max hospital are the names forwarded. 

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 02:18 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Padma Awards, Arvind Kejriwal, Union government, Frontline Workers

Courtesy: India TV


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Mysuru's Petrol Pump Offers 5L Free Petrol To Covid-19 Volunteers

Amid the surge in fuel price across India, a fuel station in Mysuru’s Bogadi circle has taken an initiative to offer “free fuel worth Rs 20,000” to all the frontline Covid workers. The petrol pump is providing five litres of free fuel to all the Covid-19 volunteers. The owner of the petrol pump, Kumar KS came up with this initiative which aided 50 Covid-19 workers to date.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 03:00 PM / by Bornika Das

Tags: Mysuru, petrol pump, Covid-19, Frontline Workers, fuel prices hike

Courtesy: The Quint

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India Administered More Than 26-crore Vaccines In The Country So Far

Health Ministry on June 15 said that India has gone beyond the mark of 26 crores for COVID-19 vaccination dose, provided to 18-44 age groups. According to a report, around 13 lakh people registered for first dose of vaccine while only 54,375 people signed for second dose. However, among the healthcare and frontline workers approximately one crore people vaccinated for first jab and only around 70 thousand took the second one.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 05:57 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Covid-19, Vaccination, healthcare workers, Frontline Workers

Courtesy: Times of India


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IMA Requests PM Modi To Ensure Safety Of Doctors, Health Care Workers

As the incidents of violence against doctors are increasing, the Indian Medical Association on June 7 approached PM Narendra Modi to ensure the safety of the health care workers. The IMA has requested PM Modi to intervene "to stop the continuous and ongoing physical and mental assault on doctors." Besides favouring universal free vaccination program, it also asked to book those who were spreading false information about inoculation.

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 02:38 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Epidemic Diseases Act, Indian Medical Association, Frontline Workers, Doctors

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Karnataka Govt To Resume Vaccination Drive For 18-44 Year Old

The Karnataka government has announced the resumption of vaccination drive for the people aged 18-44 from May 22. Earlier, the drive was supposed to start on May 12. According to the government, the frontline warriors will be given the first preference, followed by other eligible groups in the state. However, the district authorities will decide the number of vaccination sites and vaccinations to be given per day.


Fri, 21 May 2021 - 05:15 PM / by Santosh Tibeli

Tags: Karnataka, Covid Vaccination, B S Yediyurappa, Frontline Workers

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

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Swiggy Confirms To Run Vaccination Drive For Its Driver Partners

As a proactive step, food delivery App Swiggy on May 20 has started the vaccination drive for its driver partners in-order to fight against Covid19. However, the decision comes days after the company decided to vaccinate over 2,00,000 delivery partners. Covering the entire cost of the drive, Swiggy also said that it will encourage its employees to get vaccinated as they are considered as essential service providers.

Fri, 21 May 2021 - 02:47 PM / by Santosh Tibeli

Tags: Swiggy, Covid-19 Vaccination, pandemic, India, Frontline Workers

Courtesy: India Today


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3 Journalists Died Of COVID-19 Everyday In April; 4 In May

A report by the Institute of Perception Studies has revealed that on each day in April 2021, at least three journalists have succumbed to COVID-19 on an average in India. Shockingly, in May, the average jumped to four deaths. As per the report, 238 journalists have died from April 2020 to May 16, 2021. Meanwhile, Telangana, with 39 deaths of journalists, is the worst-suffering state, followed by Uttar Pradesh (37).

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 11:14 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: journalist, journalists death, Covid-19, Frontline Workers

Courtesy: India Today

MK Stalin

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TN CM Stalin Announces Rs 25L Compensation For Kin Of 43 Deceased Medicos

Newly-sworn Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin has announced an assistance of Rs 25 lakh for the families of 43 deceased frontline workers who fell victims to COVID-19. Additionally, the cabinet, on May 12, announced cash incentives of Rs 30,000 for doctors and nurses, Rs 20,000 for trainee doctors and PG doctors. Other workers, like those operating ambulance and CT scans, will get cash assistance of Rs 15,000 for April-June.

Wed, 12 May 2021 - 08:08 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin, Compensation, Frontline Workers, Covid-19

Courtesy: India Today