The Ministry additionally knowledgeable that round 132 crore vaccine doses have been offered to the states and UTs to this point.
“More than 132 crores (1,32,33,15,050) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category,” reads the official launch.
As per the Ministry, the nationwide Covid 19 vaccination began on sixteenth January 2021. The new section of universalization of Covid-19 vaccination commenced on twenty first June 2021.
The vaccination drive has been ramped up by way of the supply of extra vaccines, superior visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling higher planning by them and streamlining the vaccine provide chain.
As a part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by offering them Covid Vaccines freed from price.
In the brand new section of the universalization of the Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and provide (freed from price) 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine producers within the nation to States and UTs.