Bhopal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi brainstormed with the Chief Ministers of the states for the prevention of the new variant Omicron of Corona. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also virtually participated in this meeting. Madhya Pradesh is at the forefront in terms of budget received for Corona and vaccination of teenagers and pregnant women.
In the meeting, the Prime Minister specially discussed with the Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Punjab states with less vaccination and more problems.
Vaccination of 72.2% of Teenagers
In the first meeting of the discussion with the states, the Union Health Secretary informed that Madhya Pradesh is in a good position in the work of vaccination for adolescents starting from January 10. In Madhya Pradesh, 72.2 percent of the eligible adolescents have been vaccinated in the vaccination of 15 to 18 year old children in the state. Precaution dose has been applied to more than 1 lakh 80 thousand people. In this category, about 30 percent of the eligible population have been vaccinated. In Madhya Pradesh, 11 vaccination campaigns were conducted using the model of public participation for vaccination work.
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Madhya Pradesh at the fore
In the case of vaccination, 96 percent of the first dose has been applied in Madhya Pradesh against the national average of 92.4 and 92 percent against the second dose of 68.3. Madhya Pradesh is the most vaccinated state in India in the 15-17 age group and the vaccination of pregnant women.
make the most of the budget
Similarly, Madhya Pradesh’s result has also been reported to be better in the expenditure of central funds. In particular, arrangements have been made for general beds, oxygen beds, HDU and ICU beds, oxygen plants, medicines in hospitals to protect against Kovid in the state. The Government of India has given assistance of Rs 437.17 crore. In this, the state share 291.44 crore has been released by the Madhya Pradesh government. The total money of the Center and the state together was Rs 728.61 crore. Out of this the state spent Rs.398.33 crore. In this context, Madhya Pradesh is included in the first five states in the budget expenditure at the national level.