NEW DELHI: The Center has called on States and Union Territories to initiate legal or administrative proceedings against institutions that donate a Covid vaccination package in collaboration with hotels in violation of prescribed guidelines.
In a letter to all states and UT, the additional secretary of the Ministry of Health, Manohar Agnani, said he had been informed from the Union Ministry of Health that some private hospitals were offering a package for the Covid vaccination in collaboration with certain hotels, which is contrary to the directives issued. for the national Covid vaccination program.
Apart from the government Covid vaccination center and the private Covid vaccination center, the workplace, near home The Covid vaccination center for the elderly and the disabled must be organized in group housing companies, it does not There is no other way to vaccinate as part of the National Covid Vaccination Program. vaccination at star hotels is against guidelines and should be stopped immediately, Agnani said in the letter.
“The necessary legal and administrative measures must be taken against these institutions. Therefore, you are also urged to monitor and ensure that the national Covid vaccination campaign is carried out according to prescribed guidelines,” he added.