Whereas Union oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted concerning the “panic” being created by the state authorities, state BJP chief Golak Chandra Mohapatra sought an apology from the state authorities “for deceptive folks.”
Spoke to my senior cupboard colleague @drharshvardhan ji relating to the panic being created by Odisha Govt. relating to… https://t.co/ZwEohagmZ2
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) 1616849446000
Mentioning in a tweet that he had spoken to Union well being minister Harsh Vardhan “relating to the panic being created by Odisha authorities,” Pradhan wrote that there isn’t any dearth of availability of doses of Covid19 vaccines. “I’ve been knowledgeable that Odisha has enough steadiness of #Covid19 doses and that PM Shri @narendramodi’s govt. is dedicated to speed up the #LargestVccinationDrive. There can be no scarcity of vaccines in Odisha or wherever within the nation,” he tweeted.
Day after Odisha extra chief secretary (well being) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra wrote to the Union well being secretary highlighting issues in provide, Bhushan wrote again, “The arguments of discretion and erratic provide of vaccine as made in your letter just isn’t tenable.”
The Union well being secretary identified that Odisha has obtained 34.46 lakh doses of the vaccine and has consumed 22.97 lakh doses, having an availability of 11.49 lakh doses. The state would obtain one other 5.48 lakh doses by Sunday. Nevertheless, in previous three days Odisha has vaccinated common 69000 folks per day. Bhushan assured that there can be no scarcity of vaccine.
Mohapatra on Friday had written that whereas some states had been capable of vaccinate three lakh folks per day attributable to sufficient availability, Odisha is unable to plan correctly attributable to inadequate and erratic provide. “It’s requested that there shouldn’t be any discrimination between states in provide of vaccines,” Mohapatra had written in his letter to the Union well being secretary.