Added on : 2021-04-21 13:48:35
The Serum Institute of India (SII) to price the vaccine against COVID-19 for state governments at Rs 400 per dose and for the private market at Rs 600 per dose. The vaccine would cost Rs 150 per dose to the Central government. "For the next two months, we will address the limited capacity by scaling up the vaccine production. Going ahead, 50% of our capacities will be served to the Government of India's vaccination program, and the remaining 50% of the capacity will be for the State governments and private hospitals," SII said in a release. Post 4-5 months, the vaccines will be made available in retail and free trade, it added.