booster doses against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) free of cost to all adults for 75 days from July 15 to mark the country’s 75th year of Independence– Union government.
Union information and broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur said on Wednesday the initiative is part of the government’s Azadi ka Amrit Kaal celebrations.
“India is celebrating 75 years of Independence. On the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Kaal, it has been decided that from July 15, 2022, till the next 75 days, citizens above 18 years of age will be given booster doses free of cost. This facility will be available at all government centres.”
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said the decision will further strengthen India’s fight against Covid-19 and add an extra layer of safety.
“I urge all those eligible to get their precaution dose at the earliest,” the health minister