Mumbai: The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution asking the state to provide at least 30 million doses of corona vaccine every month to reduce the impact of a possible third wave of coronavirus infection from the Centre. been asked to give. Health Minister Rajesh Tope, who introduced the motion in the House, said that the state machinery can vaccinate 10 lakh people daily, provided the vaccine doses are available.
Congress member Prithviraj Chavan criticized the Center for ‘profiteering’ He attacked and said that there should be only one order of vaccines for the whole country. The former Chief Minister said, “Who is responsible for profiteering? No other country has done this where people have to pay Rs 1,200 per dose (of the Kovid-19 vaccine). Instead of asking states and municipalities to buy vaccines, the central government should buy vaccines through an order for the entire country and then sell or distribute them.” Chavan said that half a million doses of the vaccine were exported when ‘we should have kept them for our people.”