More than 102 crore (1,02,05,09,915) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category. More than 10.42 Cr (10,42,38,220) balance and unutilized vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.
The Centre 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 COVID Vaccine production and vaccination 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, the Centre 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 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 19th October 2021)|