More than 111.13 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and Union Territories to date, the Union well being ministry stated on Saturday.
Over 12.73 crore (12,73,62,006) steadiness and unutilised vaccine doses are nonetheless out there with the states and UTs, it stated.
The Union authorities is dedicated to accelerating the tempo and increasing the scope of COVID-19 vaccination all through the nation, the ministry stated.
The vaccination drive has been ramped up by way of availability of extra vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to states and UTs for enabling higher planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine provide chain, it added.
As a part of the nationwide vaccination drive, authorities of India has been supporting the states and UTs by offering them Covid vaccines freed from price.
In the brand new section of the universalisation of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Union authorities will procure and provide 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine producers within the nation to states and UTs to be administered, the ministry stated.
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, 2021-10-30 11:40:12