Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh has decided to give a day’s leave to employees of both government and private sectors on the day of their covid-vaccination. Uttar Pradesh is the first state to take such a decision. The employees will get a big relief by getting a day off on the day of vaccination. General Secretary of the Jawahar Bhavan-Indira Bhawan Employees Federation General Secretary, Sushil Kumar Bacha, welcomed the chief minister’s decision. He said, ‘We are all very happy with this decision of the state government. The chief minister has also given directions to ensure availability of sufficient number of medical staff, essential medicines, medical devices, oxygen along with backup in all medical institutions and government and private hospitals, including all medical colleges in the state. Covid vaccination of people above 45 years of age began at 5,000 centres in the state from 1st April.