STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Centre should provide free COVID-19 vaccines in Maharashtra: Minister

Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde said that all preparations for the actual vaccination were in place in Thane district, of which he is the guardian minister.

Published: 08th January 2021 03:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th January 2021 03:41 PM   |  A+A-

Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde

Shiv Sena leader and Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde (File | PTI)

By PTI

THANE: Maharashtra minister and Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Friday demanded that the Centre bear the cost of COVID-19 vaccination in the state.

Speaking at the Thane civil hospital here, he said people expect that the government should make coronavirus vaccines available free of cost.

"Therefore, the Union government should bear the expenses of the vaccination in the state. Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has also urged the Centre to provide free vaccination," Shinde said.

He said that all preparations for the actual vaccination were in place in Thane district, of which he is the guardian minister.

 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp