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Approval to apply second dose of Kovishield to students going abroad for study ahead of schedule: Deputy Commissioner

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | June 15, 2021 10:05 AM

KAPURTHALA: Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala Deepti Uppal informed that some new guidelines have been issued for administering the second dose of Covishield vaccine before the prescribed time (84) days.

She said that as per the guidelines issued by the Union Government, students going for education abroad, persons going for employment abroad and athletes and support staff of Indian team going for Tokyo Olympics can apply second dose of Kovishield ahead of schedule. .

DC said that all the SDMs in Kapurthala district have been authorized for this purpose and no SMO has been allowed to do so. Anyone can get a second dose of Covishield vaccine SDM. Will not be able to apply without the approval of

At the time of approval by the SDMs, it will be ensured that the applicant has been given the first dose of Kovishield within 28 days. Apart from this, the reason for his going abroad will also be verified, for which the required documents will be seen.

View admission offers for students studying abroad, study visas, interview calls or letters for job seekers, etc., and nomination documents for participation in the Tokyo Olympics.

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