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Citizens above 18 years of age to be given booster doses free of cost from July 15 till next 75 days

nEWDELHI:13/7/22:Union Minister Anurag Thakur Thakur said, India is celebrating 75 years of independence and on the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Kaal, from 15th July 2022 till the next 75 days, citizens above 18 years of age will be given booster doses free of cost. He said, Cabinet also cleared the establishment of GatiShakti Vishwavidyalaya at Vadodara’s National Academy of Indian Railways where all modes of transport-related training will be given.

GatiShakti Vishwavidyalaya in Vadodara, Gujarat is envisioned to be a key enabler for expanding the transportation sector. It will ensure a stable supply of highly trained personnel and state-of-the-art technology.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that vaccination is an effective means to fight COVID-19. In a tweet, he said, today’s Cabinet decision will further India’s vaccination coverage and create a healthier nation.

Several Union Ministers have lauded the Cabinet’s decision to administer precaution doses free of cost to the beneficiaries aged above 18 years. In a tweet today, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said, the Modi government made efforts to provide a protective shield to crores of Indians by providing free Covid vaccines during the pandemic. Lauding this decision, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya said, 75 days free vaccination campaign will be conducted from 15 of this month under the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi. He said the beneficiaries will be given free vaccination doses at the government centers.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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