More than 86 crore 51 lakh vaccine doses have been provided to States and UTs so far through the Centre free of cost channel and through direct state procurement category. More than 63 Lakh 69 thousand doses are in the pipeline.
More than 5 Crore 46 thousand balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States and UTs to be administered.
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 Centre will procure and supply free of cost 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country.