PM Modi raises concerns over vaccine wastage in review meet; instructs colleagues on instant curbs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the status of vaccine wastage in various states. He has instructed his colleagues to take immediate action against this and cover all wastage loopholes, as he believes the numbers are still on the higher side. A better utilisation will result in more people vaccinated in the same amount of doses. The PM reviews the state, pace and coverage of the jabs, specifically when the SC asks questions. In discussion with all the top ministers, the PM has revealed the drive's status, coverage of healthcare and frontline workers. The officials have briefed the PM on various measures that can be taken on the tech front to vaccine visibility. This will increase vigilance and give perspective to complaints raised by various states of shortage and shutdown of centres due to unavailability.