Conrad welcomes decision on free vaccines

Shillong, June 7: Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has welcomed the decision of the Centre to provide free Covid vaccination to all citizens of the country who are 18 years and above from June 21.
Sangma also took to his twitter account to thank the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Welcome the decision of Hon’ble PM Sh. @narendramodi Ji to provide free vaccines for all citizens of 18+ from 21st June 2021, giving impetus not only to the nationwide vaccination efforts but also shouldering the financial load of State Govts. Thank PM on behalf of Meghalaya,” the Chief Minister tweeted today.
The Prime Minister said vaccination is like a protective shield against the virus and asserted that vaccine supply would be increased significantly in India in the coming days. Modi said seven companies are producing various vaccines against the coronavirus in the country and the trial of three more vaccines is at an advanced stage. The process of procuring vaccines from companies of other countries has also been expedited, the Prime Minister said.
Further, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that private hospitals will be allowed to charge a maximum service charge of Rs. 150 on the fixed price of the jabs.