Ministry Of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India released COVID-19 Vaccination Update as on 18th September 2021. As on today vaccine doses supplied 78,02,17,775 (More then 78.02 crore vaccine doses provided to state/UTs and pipeline is 33,08,560 (33 lakh doses are in pipeline) and balance available is 6,02,70,245 (More than 6.02 cr doses still available with States/ UTs to be administered).
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, 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.