Media Center Media Center

QUESTION NO.2676 VACCINE MAITRI

August 04, 2021

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2676
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.08.2021

VACCINE MAITRI


2676. SHRI SUNIL BABURAO MENDHE:

Will the Minister of External Affairs be pleased to state:

(a) the status of the ongoing ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative;

(b) the criteria to decide dispatch of vaccines to other countries and the impact of it on the domestic availability of vaccines; and

(c) the details of number and brand of vaccines shipped from India to various countries under the ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative till date?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN]

(a) & (b) India started external supplies of Made in India COVID-19 vaccines under Vaccine Maitri initiative on January 20,2021 in the form of grants-in-aid and commercial sales by Indian manufacturers and through GAVI’s COVAX facility. External supplies were undertaken factoring in domestic production, requirement of national vaccination programme and requests for the Made in India vaccines from abroad.

The current focus of the Government is on domestic vaccination programme.

(c) Details of external supplies of COVID-19 vaccines till date are enclosed at Appendix-1PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site..

***

Comments
Comments

Post A Comment

  • Name *
    E-mail *
  • Write Your Comment *
  • Verification Code * Verification Code


Parliament Q & A