Bhubaneswar, May 14: Amid the surge in Coronavirus cases, the Odisha Government has decided to include more categories of staff in the list of frontline workers (FLWs) for Covid-19 vaccination.
The following categories of staff have been included as FLWs for Covid-19 vaccination, according to an official communiqué issued by the State Health and Family Welfare Department on Thursday.
- Forest Officials and Forest guards
- Banking Staff / insurance Companies / NCPI. Payment system providers / Operators/vendors / cash logistic companies / cash-in-transit companies / ATM maintenance personnel, Banking Correspondence & Costumer care Points
- Railway Staff
- Staff of DCPU Staff of Childline (1098). Staff of 181 Helpline, Staff of One Stop Centres and all caregivers staff of child care institutions
- Oxygen Plant employees
- Filling station employees & call centre employees
It has also been approved to include the Government Veterinary Doctors, Livestock Inspectors and Para-veterinarians as FLWs for Covid-19 vaccination, the communiqué said.