₹35,000cr vaccine allocation in Budget can cover 50cr Indians: Official

₹35,000cr vaccine allocation in Budget can cover 50cr Indians: Official

The ₹35,000 crore allocation announced in Budget 2021 for COVID-19 vaccination programme will cover the full cost of vaccinating around 50 crore Indians, including the logistics costs, Expenditure Secretary TV Somanathan has said. He added that the government has factored in the cost of two doses of vaccine required to vaccinate each person at ₹700.

News source : ThePrint

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