For the biggest vaccination campaign, the government has ordered to buy 60 million doses from Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech. In the first phase, three crore Corona warriors of the country will spend Rs 1300 crore to get the vaccine from January 16. The price of each Kovishield vaccine purchased from the serum will be Rs 210 including GST. GST will be 5%.
162 million will have to be paid for the 5.5 million Kovaxin vaccine to be purchased in the first batch from Bharat Biotech.
Rs 231 crore was given for 1.1 crore doses of the Covishield vaccine of serum.
A second consignment of 4.5 crore vaccines will be sourced from the company in April for the next phase. A total of Rs 1176 crore will be given for this. Vaccination delivery has started from Tuesday. They are being constructed in Pune. They will be supplied by special aircraft from Pune to 60 different locations of the country. Public sector company HLL Lifecare Limited has issued an order for Kovishield on behalf of the Ministry of Health.