According to the Union Health Ministry, under the National Covid Vaccination Program, about 12 crore corona vaccine doses will be available in the month of June. Out of this, about 6 crore 9 lakh will be given free of cost by the central government. More than 5 crore 86 lakh doses will be available for direct purchase by states, union territories and private hospitals.
The delivery schedule for this allocation will be shared in advance with the states. The states have been instructed by the Union Health Ministry to direct the concerned authorities to reduce the wastage of the vaccine.
The allocation of central government supplies is decided on the consumption pattern, population and vaccine waste of the states and union territories.