PM Modi
PM Modi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reviewed India's vaccination strategy in a key meeting with the concerned officials.

In the meeting, important issues related to progress of COVID-19 vaccine development, regulatory approvals and procurement were discussed, informed the Prime Minister himself in a tweet.

"Important issues related to the progress of vaccine development, regulatory approvals and procurement were discussed," Modi tweeted.

He added that various issues like prioritisation of population groups, reaching out to healthcare workers, cold-chain infrastructure augmentation, and tech platforms for vaccine roll-out were also discussed in the meeting.

"Reviewed various issues like prioritisation of population groups, reaching out to HCWs, cold-chain Infrastructure augmentation, adding vaccinators and tech platform for vaccine roll-out," wrote Prime Minister in subsequent tweets.

Key officials from the Niti Aayog, Cabinet secretariat, PMO, External Affairs Ministry, and Health Family were part of the meeting.

Meanwhile, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij was administered a trial dose of Bharat Biotech`s COVID-19 vaccine `Covaxin` at a hospital in Ambala on Friday.

He had offered to be the first volunteer for the third phase trial of Covaxin, which started in the state today.

(With inputs from agencies)

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