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Aviation ministry urges health ministry to prioritise Covid-19 vaccination of airlines, airports employees

By Times Of India

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has written to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to consider aviation employees as frontline coronavirus workers and prioritise their Covid-19 vaccination.

The letter addressed to the health ministry read, “Considering that the frontline workers of airlines and airports are also involved in the movement of vaccines, this Ministry recognises the merit in the proposal and requests the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to include front line workers of airlines and airports along with front line workers mentioned in the operational guidelines released on 28th of December 2020.”

“If the request is considered favourably, the Ministry would coordinate for enumeration of these personnel to be covered under vaccination program”, it added.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation letter added, “I am happy to inform that the airlines and airports have been at the forefront in extending their services to the passengers and movement of cargo within the count and across the borders.

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