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Punjab Government withdraws vaccine stock supplied to private hospitals after 'profiteering' allegations by BJP

Press Reporter New Service

Chandigarh, June 3

The controversy over the vaccine equipped to personal hospitals in Punjab appears to be getting murkier with the federal government on Friday withdrawing the inventory.

Principal Secretary Hussan Lal stated the federal government had equipped 40,000 doses and only one,000 have been administered by non-public hospitals. “We’ve got taken again the remaining inventory,” he stated.

Punjab Well being Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu stated that his division doesn’t take care of vaccine procurement or distribution.

It’s underneath the Chief Secretary or Covid Vaccine Nodal Officer Vikas Garg.

He stated that the well being division solely exams the standard of vaccine after which administers to public. He stated that after the experiences, he has already ordered an inquiry into the matter and the duty ought to be mounted.

The BJP has alleged that the Punjab authorities has offered some vaccines out of these procured underneath the state quota to personal hospitals at the next charge, Prakash Javadekar accused the Amarinder Singh dispensation of “making a revenue” from vaccination.

“It is harmful news. They (Punjab authorities) bought over 1.40 lakh doses of Covaxin at Rs 400 every. And so they gave a number of the vaccines to 20 non-public hospitals at Rs 1,000 every. The state authorities needs to make a revenue from the vaccination. What sort of authorities is that this?” he charged.

Javadekar stated the Centre has to this point given a complete of 22 crore vaccines to the states free-of-cost.

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