More than 64.36Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs
More than 5.42 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs with nearly 15 Lakh doses in Pipeline
by PIB Delhi
The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.
As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccinemanufacturers in the country to States and UTs.
VACCINE DOSES (As on 31August 2021) SUPPLIED 64,36,13,160 PIPELINE 14,94,040 BALANCE AVAILABLE 5,42,30,546
More than 64.36crore(64,36,13,160)vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so farthrough Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.Further,nearly 15 Lakh doses (14,94,040) are in the pipeline.
More than5.42Cr (5,42,30,546)balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.