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Objective of seeking approval before sharing vaccine storage data is to prevent misuse: Govt

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Objective of seeking approval before sharing vaccine storage data is to prevent misuse: Govt

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New Delhi, June 10 : The government on Thursday said that its advice to states and union territories to seek permission before sharing e-VIN (Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network) data on the stock and storage temperature of vaccines is aimed at providing information about this information by various agencies. to prevent its misuse for commercial purposes. This clarification of the Ministry of Health has come on media reports that the Center has written letters to the states and union territories to inform them about the stock of vaccines and the temperature of the storage of vaccines in the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (e-WIN). ) not to be shared publicly without approval, saying it is “sensitive information and should be used only for the betterment of the programme”.

“For various vaccines used in the Global Immunization Program (UIP), critical information on vaccine usage trends and temperature data with respect to such vaccines may be used to manipulate the market,” the ministry said in a statement. It said, “It is to be noted that the Union Health Ministry is now using the e-Win electronic platform for all the vaccines used under the UIP for more than six years. Data on stock and storage temperature sensitive e-VIN data would require the approval of the Ministry of Health before sharing.” Data on stocks of COVID-19 vaccines, their consumption and remaining vaccines are visible on the COVIN platform and also by the Union Health Ministry weekly. Shares it regularly through press conferences and regular press releases. The ministry said, “The health ministry’s letter to the states and union territories is aimed at preventing such sensitive data from being used for unauthorized commercial purposes.” Also read: Mumbai Building Collapse: PMNRF announces compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin who died in Malad accident and Rs 50,000 to the injured

He said that the Government of India is committed to transparency in the Kovid-19 vaccination program and that is why it has come up with a system based on real time information technology for vaccine surveillance through Kovin. The purpose of this step is to share information regularly with the general public, the statement said. The Government of India has been supporting the efforts of States and Union Territories for effective vaccination since January 16 this year. The statement said that several steps are being taken to make available anti-Covid-19 vaccines across the country in a timely manner. Along with the stock of vaccines, maintaining its supply chain is also a priority.

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Paras reached Patna, challenged Chirag’s argument on split in LJP

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Paras reached Patna, challenged Chirag's argument on split in LJP

Chirag Paswan (Photo Credits: ANI)

Patna, June 17 : Lok Janshakti Party leader Pashupati Kumar Paras on Wednesday challenged the disqualification of Chirag Paswan’s election of him as the leader of the party’s parliamentary party, claiming it is in accordance with the party’s constitution. Paras, who reached Patna for the first time after a political coup in LJP, while talking to reporters at the party’s state office, targeted Chirag, saying that LJP has the principle of one leader-one post and on this basis, Chirag was elected as the party’s national president yesterday. removed from. Chirag had rejected the decisions taken by the faction led by his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras, saying that the party’s constitution does not give him the right to do so. To this Paras said, “The things that Chirag has said are completely wrong. What happens to the party’s parliamentary board when the Speaker of the Lok Sabha has declared me the leader of the party in the House?

He said, “Chirag was simultaneously holding the post of President of the party’s Parliamentary Board, Leader in the House and National President of the party which was completely wrong. We have fixed it. There is a clear mention of one leader one post in the party constitution.” He said that Suraj Bhan Singh has been made the party’s working president and the national president will be elected in the party meeting at Singh’s residence on Thursday. Earlier, Paras was welcomed by hundreds of his supporters on reaching Patna airport along with Suraj Bhan Singh. On reaching the party office, Chirag’s supporters showed him black flags and raised slogans against him. But the policemen present there controlled the situation, however, even before Paras reached the state party headquarters, his supporters removed the posters of the lamp from there. Interestingly, both the factions of the LJP claim to be supporters of the BJP-led NDA, but the NDA constituents BJP and JD(U) have not said anything so far. Also read: After conquering Tamil Nadu, CM Stalin will meet PM Modi for the first time today

BJP state president Sanjay Jaiswal refused to comment on the turmoil within the LJP, terming it an “internal matter” of the party. That Chirag being the national president of LJP is authorized to take any action including expulsion of party MPs. He said that Paras can be accepted as the leader of the breakaway faction of LJP but not as the leader of the party. He alleged, “It appears that both BJP and JD(U) have conspired to eliminate their junior ally.” At the same time, Shivanand Tiwari, an old aide of LJP founder late Ram Vilas Paswan and national vice president of RJD, said, ” ‘LJP’s twigs were cut, but its root and stem are the lamp of Ram Vilas Bhai.”

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CM Stalin to meet PM Modi for the first time after conquering Tamil Nadu

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today

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Jagannath Temple: Jagannath Temple will open for public on July 25

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Jagannath Temple: Jagannath Temple will open for public on July 25

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Puri, 17 June : The famous Jagannath Temple of Puri will open for the public on July 25. This information was given by the authorities on Wednesday. Chief Administrator Krishna Kumar said that this decision was taken in the meeting of Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA). He said the temple was closed for devotees till June 15, which was extended till July 25. The temple will be open to the public two days after the completion of the Rath Yatra festival. Lord Balabhadra, Goddess Subhadra and Lord Jagannath will return to the temple on July 23 after the nine-day Rath Yatra festival. “The devotees will get an opportunity to enter the temple after two days,” he said.

However, the SJTA will meet again on July 24 or 25 and will take a decision on allowing the public depending on the prevailing situation, Kumar said. Snan Yatra (bathing festival) on June 24 and Rath Yatra on July 12 will be conducted without devotees as per the decision of the state government, following the COVID-19 guidelines. Kumar said that the Rath Yatra would be done in the presence of security personnel with the participation of the servicemen. He said that the servants participating in the festival will have to submit a certificate of both the doses of vaccination or a Covid negative report. Also read: Bihar COVID-19 Update: Corona slowed down in Bihar, no more than 50 infected were found in any district

District Magistrate Samarth Verma said that prohibitory orders would be enforced in Puri during the festival. The SJTA in a separate meeting also decided to constitute two committees to cover the eight gates of Jagannath temple with silver lining. One of them will be the Technical Committee and the other will represent the Sewadars. Kumar said that a donor would provide silver. Kumar said around two tonnes of metal is likely to be used.

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