The Centre has provided over 32 crore 13 lakh vaccine doses to States and Union Territories so far. The vaccines have been given through the Central Government free of cost channel and direct state procurement category.
More than 73 lakh balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States and UTs. Over 24 lakh 65 thousand vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be sent to States and UTs within the next three days.
Health Ministry said, the Centre is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through the availability of more vaccines, advanced visibility of vaccine availability for enabling better planning by states and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.