Essential travelers entering by ferry will also be required to be fully vaccinated by the same date, the official said.
Governments desperate to shield overburdened healthcare systems are imposing rules that limit choices for the unvaccinated.
According to officials, over 80 per cent of the eligible population in India have received the first dose of the vaccine while more than 41 per cent have been fully inoculated.
The NAL's octocopter can carry a payload of 15 kg, boasts of a hovering endurance of 40 minutes, and can fly at an operational altitude of 500 metres at a maximum speed of 36 km/hour.
Supreme Court to hear on Nov 29 plea seeking disclosure of data on COVID-19 vaccines' clinical trials
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta strongly opposed the submission and said the petitioner wants a mandate that vaccines should not be administered.
The minister congratulated each and every citizen of the country, on India achieving the milestone in its vaccination drive against Covid.
An advisory panel to the FDA will consider Pfizer's application for those ages 5 to 11 on Tuesday. Children 12 and up have been eligible for vaccination since May.
The festival will also be a limited capacity event and new entry and exit protocols will be put into place to ensure safe passage of attendees in and around the venue, the organisers said.
States told to involve dist magistrates to inoculate those seeking second jab in timely manner
“The prime minister’s address has come as an insult to all those people who have lost their loves ones because of the mismanagement by the government.”
As per statistics from CoWIN, out of the total 4.89 crore Covid jabs administered in the State so far, 3.12 crore were first dose, and 1.77 crore were second.
I am optimistic that the success achieved in the world’s largest vaccination drive will further spur our youth and all levels of government to set new benchmarks of public service delivery.
The Centre is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.
The 100 crore doses target is expected to be achieved by October 18 or 19, he said while launching a coffee table book on Covid warriors.
Tamil Nadu set to be first state to give kids aged 2-18 yrs vaccine after experts' approval: Health Minister
Tamil Nadu was the first also in inoculating pregnant women after the Centre announced the scheme for them, State Health Minister M Subramaniam said.