Finance Ministry asked the state government to provide vaccination for the banking staff on priority basis, when the third phase ready to begin from May 1. This week, the government has decided to provide vaccination for 18 years to all adults with the raising of cases from day to day.
A letter has been delivered by the Department of Financial Services to the chief Secretaries of state that the Parliamentary Standing committee on Home Affairs on Management of Covid19 pandemic and it’s issues in its 229 th report.
The letter highlighted that the recent government decision to open up vaccination for 18 years along with that kindly consider by keeping a special dispensation in your state and UT to enable the staff to provide vaccination on priority basis. The ministry said the respective convenors of the state level Bankers committee in each state to coordinate with respective chief secretaries.
The vaccine makers directed the central government to use 50% doses and remaining for the state government and all open markets. Out of total strength of 13.5 lakh employees in banking sector about 600 deaths occurred due to covid19 were recorded last year as per the Indian banks Association Data.