Institutes

Govt looking at ‘wrong place’ to find ‘right’ person: Cong over vacancies in tech institutes

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday said over 50 institutes of national importance including seven IITs and 22 NITs are without chairpersons and alleged that the government is looking at the “wrong place” to find the “right” person. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said the government has not filled up the vacancies even after many of the institutes have written to it. He also reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi about claims

DGCI approves market authorisation of Serum Institute’s Covovax as booster dose

Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved the market authorisation of Serum Institute of India’s (SII) COVID-19 vaccine Covovax as a heterologous booster dose. This vaccine can be taken as a booster dose by people who have already taken two doses of Covishield or Covaxin.Earlier, the DCGI approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28, 2021. It was approved for teenagers aged