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Centre to bear vaccination cost of 3 crore health, frontline workers: PM Modi

Dais Newsfeed | 11/01/2021 10:56 PM | Click to read full article

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday that the central government will bear the expenses of vaccinating nearly three crore healthcare and frontline workers in the first round and suggested that public representatives, a reference to politicians, should not be part of this initial exercise.

Interacting with chief ministers, PM Modi underscored the enormity of what he described as the world's biggest vaccination exercise, which begins from January 16.