Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami says Covid-19 vaccine will be provided to everyone free of cost

Tami Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced that once the coronavirus vaccine is ready, it will be provided to all people of the state free of cost.

After the controversy broke over BJP’s Bihar manifesto promise to distribute Covid-19 vaccine for free – in future whenever it arrives, the Tamil Nadu government has also announced to do the same.

Tami Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced that once the coronavirus vaccine is ready, it will be provided to all people of the state free of cost. The Tami Nadu government`s decision came ahead of next year’s Assembly elections on 7 October.

Speaking about the Covid-19 vaccine, Sitharaman said that the country has reached a point where it is on the verge of producing three vaccines after different stages of trial.

"When we reach the stage where scientists give clearance for large-scale production of the vaccine, we will make it available to the people of Bihar free of cost," the Union Finance Minister added.


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