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Govt's free vaccination policy in effect from today: All you need to know

The centralised free vaccination policy began on June 21 under which the government will provide free Covid-19 vaccine to all Indian citizens above 18 years of age

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Sukanya Roy  |  New Delhi 

The centralised free vaccination policy began on June 21 under which the government will provide free Covid-19 vaccine to all Indian citizens above 18 years of age. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement in a televised address to the nation and said the central government would take over the nationwide vaccination drive, and the Centre would procure 75 per cent of vaccines and give them to states for free distribution to all citizens above the age of 18. The Centre will also handle the 25 per cent vaccination that was with states till now under the liberalised plan announced earlier.

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First Published: Mon, June 21 2021. 16:45 IST
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