Arunachal Pradesh cabinet has approved to place an order of 4-lakh Covishield vaccines and to allot an additional amount of 65 Crore to vaccinate people between the age group of 18-44 in the state. This budget allocation will be above the budget allocation for the health department.
The decision was taken at the cabinet review meeting on COVID19 status and vaccination coverage in the state. The vaccine to the age group of 18-44 years will be provided free of cost to the people of the state. The cabinet has directed the health department to facilitate registration of all people above 18 years in the state.