Thursday, September 23, 2021

Financial support was provided to nearly 9 private industries for development of vaccines for COVID-19: Govt

Government on Monday said financial support was provided to nearly nine private industries for the development of vaccines for COVID-19. Minister of State for Finance, Pankaj Chaudhary said in a written reply in Lok Sabha that the Department of Biotechnology has provided financial support to public research institutes and industry for COVID-19 Vaccine Development.

An amount of 489 crore rupees has been allocated and an amount of 148 crore rupees has been disbursed. He added that in the Union Budget 2021-22, an outlay of 35 thousand crore rupees has been made towards COVID-19 vaccination.

 

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