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More than 72.70 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs
 
New Delhi 14 Sep 2021:-
More than 72.70 crore (72,70,48,325) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through the Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through the direct state procurement category. Further, more than8 Lakh doses (8,25,000) are in the pipeline.

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, the 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 vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

More than 72.70 crores (72,70,48,325) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through the Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through the direct state procurement category. Further, more than8 Lakh doses (8,25,000) are in the pipeline.

More than 4.90Cr (4,90,36,525) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.
 
 
 
 
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