PM Narendra Modi announced centralized vaccine drive, all vaccines will be procured by Govt of India and given to States for free.
PM Modi said that 25% of vaccination work with states will now be handled by the Centre, it will be implemented in the coming two weeks.
Both State and Centre to work as per new guidelines in the coming two weeks.
From June 21 June, free vaccine for people above 18 years, he added.
He further said: To increase vaccine availability, the process of procuring vaccines from abroad has been sped up.
Experts have also expressed concerns about children. In this direction, the trial of two vaccines is underway. Research is being conducted for a nasal vaccine in the country.
In the last one year, India launched two made-in-India vaccines. Today more than 23 crore vaccine doses administered said PM Modi.
He said Vaccine supply will be increasing in the coming days. Seven companies in the country are producing different vaccines, 3 vaccine trials at advanced stage.