Chhattisgarh High Court is hearing intervention applications filed by politicians and lawyers against the state government’s vaccination policy.
Highlights of the Vaccination Policy:
Under this, vaccination of people between 18-44 years of age would be held in three stages.
Need for sub-classification?
Also, since the Antyodaya Group who are residing mostly in the remote areas and who are rather illiterate or not knowing anything much about the Covid-19 pandemic, symptoms, complications, necessity to register in the portal and as to the infrastructure, are moving around quite freely which spreads the disease much faster.
Points raised against the state’s vaccination policy:
What did the High Court ask the state to do next?
Who is an Antyodaya card holder?
Antyodaya Anna Yojana was a Union government scheme in which “poorest of the poor” were identified and given a yellow ration card, which indicated that they were to be given rice, wheat and other ration items at heavily subsidised rates.