Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs
More than 74.25 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs
More than 4.62 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTswith more than 1.8 Crore doses in Pipeline
15 SEP 2021 10:21AM 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.
(As on 15thSeptember 2021)
More than 74.25crore(74,25,94,875) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.Further, more than1.8 Crore doses (1,80,83,000) are in the pipeline.
More than4.62Cr (4,62,75,955)balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.
HFW/COVID Vaccine doses to States/15thSeptember2021/3
(Release ID: 1754952)
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