Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs
More than 193.53 Crore vaccine doses were provided to States/UTs
More than 10.77 crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses are still available to States/UTs
By PIB Delhi
The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced on 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through the availability of more vaccines, advanced visibility of vaccine availability to states and UTs for enabling better planning by them and streamlining of the vaccine supply chain.
As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them with COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to states and UTs.
VACCINE DOSES (As on 7th July 2022) SUPPLIED 1,93,53,58,865 BALANCE AVAILABLE 10,77,58,570
More than 193.53 crores (1,93,53,58,865) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through the direct state procurement category.
More than 10.77 Cr (10,77,58,570) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.