Centre gives nod for Rs 4,500 crore credit support for SII, Bharat Biotech to boost COVID-19 vaccine production

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The financial support came as the government decided to open up vaccination for all citizens above the age of 18 from May 1.

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Mumbai's Haffkine Institute gets Centre's nod to produce Covaxin
The Central Government has given permission to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. CM Uddhav Thackeray thanked PM Modi through a tweet by CM office, Maharashtra on April 15, "The Dept of Science and Technology, Government of India, has granted approval to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine on a transfer of technology basis. CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has thanked the Hon'ble PM Shri@narendramodi for approving this request."

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The government on Monday said it had paid an advance of over Rs 2,500 crore to Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech for supply of 16 crore doses of Covid..
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"The news reports suggest that the last order placed with the two vaccine makers (100 million doses with SII and 20 million doses with Bharat Biotech) was in..
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