Lowering age to 18 yrs for vaccination, decisive step to restore confidence, says ASSOCHAM

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

New Delhi, 20th April 2021:
Lowering of vaccination age to 18 years would give much- needed confidence to our people who have been going through challenging times with great courage, said ASSOCHAM Secretary General Mr Deepak Sood.
Speedier the vaccination and reduction in Covid 19 cases, faster would be economic recovery and safeguarding of livelihood concerns, Mr Sood said.
He thanked Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi for his continuous support and outreach to the states and top health experts, along with his valuable interaction with the pharmaceutical industry to boost production of essential drugs and preparing for the next phase of vaccination roll out.
Decision to expedite approval to more vaccine candidates would prove to be a decisive measure for wider and faster coverage of vaccination, Mr Sood added.
ASSOCHAM initiated its endeavour of value creation for Indian industry in 1920. It was established by promoter Chambers, representing all regions of India. Having in its fold over 400 Chambers and Trade Associations, and serving over 4.5 lakh members across India. ASSOCHAM has emerged as the fountainhead of Knowledge for Indian industry, which is all set to redefine the dynamics of growth and development in the Knowledge Based Economy. More information available on www.assocham.org
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