The Chhattisgarh Government has appealed to the public to donate money for the free COVID vaccination of people above the age of 18 years in the state, starting from May 1st. A special campaign has also been started in this regard.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has said that the state government has completed all its preparations for the Covid vaccination for people above the age of 18 years, starting from May 1. He said that orders have been placed for total 50 lakh doses of Covishield and co-vaccine with the respective companies. He said that the state government has decided to give Covid vaccine free of cost to the people of the state.
In Chhattisgarh, the population of people between the age group of eighteen and forty-five years is about one crore thirty-five lakhs. About one thousand crore rupees of expenditure is expected to be incurred for free vaccination of people of this age group. The Chief Minister has appealed to social organizations as well as general public that they can provide financial help in this work of the government. For this, a special campaign called “Madad ka hath, Vaccination ke sath” has also been launched.