The Indian government has put an amount of about 500 billion rupees ($ 7 billion) to vaccinate the world’s second largest population after China. This information has been provided by a Bloomberg report. According to the report, some people, who have asked not to reveal their identity, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration has estimated the full price of about 6 to 7 dollars per person in a population of 1.3 billion. The amount that has been provisioned so far is for the current financial year ending on 31 March and there will be no shortage of funds for this work.
Mathematics of Vaccine Costs
According to the report, the mathematics of the vaccine are as follows:
- Two injections per person in India is estimated for $ 2 a shot.
- Apart from this, 2 to 3 dollars are being kept aside. It is kept for infrastructure related prices like storage and transport.
- According to the report, these details are based on the suggestions of the working group.
While the government-backed panel estimates that India has exceeded the maximum level of infections. And by February its spread can be controlled. Economic development in the country has suffered a major setback and the government is reopening the economy. Beginning of this weekend, people in India will start celebrating many festivals, which can increase daily affairs. Modi said on Tuesday that the government will ensure that all Indians have access to the Covid-19 vaccine when it is ready.
Let us know that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said a few days ago that he has asked to make full preparations for making available Covid-19 vaccine for every citizen soon. On Saturday, Modi suggested to conduct an election and develop a vaccine delivery system on the lines of disaster management to include all levels of government and civic organizations.
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