• If you have to go abroad because of studies, then you do not have to worry about the corona vaccine. Because the Punjab government has announced to give priority to corona vaccination to students going abroad. Now after getting vaccinated, you have to take all the precautions before.

There is good news for those studying abroad from Punjab. The Punjab government will now get the corona vaccine administered to these people on priority basis. In fact, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced to give priority to these students in the age group of 18-44 years. The Chief Minister directed the Health and Medical Education Departments to allow districts to use 10 percent of the dosage for primary categories in the age group of 18 to 45 years.

He said that apart from students willing to go abroad, elderly care persons and other primary groups could be included in this list. The Captain asked the concerned departments to proactively ensure vaccination of all persons belonging to the categories given priority by the State Government in this age group based on the availability of the vaccine.

It may be mentioned that initially the priority was given to the families of construction workers, persons with co-morbidities, and health workers in the age group of 18 to 45, and 4.3 lakh persons have been vaccinated in these categories. After this, the list is expanded to include shopkeepers and their staff, staff working in the hospitality industry (hotels, restaurants, marriage palaces, caterers), cooks, waiters, etc., industrial workers, street vendors, other hawkers especially those who Sells eatables – juices, chaat, fruits, etc., delivery agents, LPG dispensers, bus drivers, conductors, auto/cab drivers and local body leaders (mayor, councilor, sarpanch, panch) included is.

Medical college faculty will get earned leave in lieu of canceled holidays
Considering the commitment and hard work of the medical college faculty who have been fighting against the COVID pandemic for more than a year, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced the full benefit of earned leave in lieu of their canceled leave. has done.

The Chief Minister said that the medical college faculty could not take advantage of summer and winter vacations during the pandemic and were deprived of this facility. He said that these faculty members need to be compensated for their services. The government has decided to give full benefit of 30 days of their annual earning leave period against the period of their canceled leave.

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