The Central government has permitted various establishments to facilitate vaccination camps at the offices for their employees above the age of 45 years.
Other Public sector undertakings (PSUs) like Pawan Hans disinvestment is also under process, the minister added.
The government has started the process to sell its entire 100 per cent stake in Air India that has been in losses since it merged with Indian Airlines in 2007.
This list would focus on profit making entities operating in non-core areas that could help the government realise better valuations and good investor interest.
The flight service will be operated between the two cities via the option of either Jabalpur or Allahabad.
Targeting to raise Rs 1.75 lakh crore from the asset sale to finance projects aimed at reviving the pandemic battered economy, the government is also looking to sell Shipping Corp of India (SCI), IDBI Bank Ltd
In 2019, a second attempt was made to sell Pawan Hans but the sale process failed to receive investor response.
Senior officials from GMR Hyderabad International Airport along with Air India staff and other airport stakeholders were present at the terminal to welcome and see off the passengers and crew.
The flight, according to an official statement from Air India on Thursday, will fulfil a long-standing demand for a direct air-link between the two major cities.
"Covishield and Covaxin, the two COVID-19 vaccines which have received Emergency Use Authorisation (EAU) have been tested on thousands of people and side-effects are negligible"
Creating history, Air India's longest flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all- woman crew landed in the city on Monday.
The first flight AI 176 from San Francisco to Bengaluru will operate on Saturdays and Tuesdays. The flight will leave from San Francisco at 8.30 pm
Last month, these services were suspended to stop the spread of a mutant Covid-19 strain which was recently discovered in the UK.
In the stage II, shortlisted interested bidders will be provided with a request for proposal (RFP) and thereafter there will be a transparent bidding process, said a presentation by the ministry.
The flight AI-107 from Hyderabad to Chicago would operate once a week every Friday, departing from Hyderabad at 12.50 pm to arrive in Chicago at 6.05 pm (local time) the same day.
Earlier, the Indian Pilots' Guild and Indian Commercial Pilots Association had directed Air India pilots not to give any extension on "Flight Time", "Flight Duty Time" or "Landing" till further notice.
When the pandemic started spreading across the country, all scheduled international flights and domestic passenger flights were suspended from March 23 and March 25, respectively.