New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Central Government is committed to provide free Covid -19 vaccinations free to everyone starting June 21st.
He launched a customized crash course programme on Friday that aims to skill and up skill over one lakh Covid – 19 warriors throughout the country.
The training will be imparted to them in six customized job roles namely home care support, basic care support, advanced care support, emergency care support, sample collection support, and medical equipment support.
According to PMO’s press note the course has been designed as a special programme under the central component of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0, with total financial outlay of Rs.276 crore, the PMO said. The programme will create skilled non-medical healthcare workers to fill the present and future needs of manpower in the health sector, it said.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Modi urged the people to remain cautious, stressing that the virus is still amongst us and the possibility of it mutating is also there.
He said that we saw the Covid – 19 second wave challenges the ever changing form of this virus can bring before us. We have to further enhance the preparedness of the country to meet the challenges ahead, he asserted.
To contain Covid – 19 goals in mind, a massive campaign to prepare about 1 lakh frontline Covid – 19 warriors is being started in the country, he said. The work is underway on war footing to ready over 1,500 oxygen plants and efforts are on to reach every district.