Karnataka to vaccinate those going abroad for study or employment

Covid vaccine doses will be given as a priority to all those going abroad for studies and jobs from Karnataka, CN Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayana said on Monday.

“The National Health Mission (NHM) has added students and people going abroad for higher education and jobs to the revised list of preferential groups for vaccination starting June 1,” Narayan told reporters. here.

The campaign to vaccinate students and workers traveling abroad will be launched at Bengaluru City University from Tuesday.

“The NHM has also included workers of dairy cooperatives and cable operators in the priority list for vaccination,” Narayan said.

Those traveling abroad will need to show their visa, admission receipt, work order, and relevant documents to get priority vaccinations.

District commissioners across the state have been instructed to issue certificates of eligibility for students and workers to be vaccinated before traveling to foreign countries.

In a related development, Narayan has launched a vaccination campaign for all performers and support staff working in the Kannada film industry as a priority.

“Around 15,000 artists and workers employed in the film industry in Kannada (Sandalwood) will be vaccinated as they wish to resume filming activities after the extended lockdown is gradually lifted in the coming weeks,” said Narayan, who also heads the Covid. working group in the southern state.

The decision was made after multilingual actress and Independent Lok Sabha member of Mandya, Sumalatha Ambareesh, Kannada Film Artists Association President Rockline Venkatesh and actor Doddanna discussed with Narayan the issues faced by the sandalwood industry due to lockdown and restrictions on filming.



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