The Centre aims to scale up its current vaccination strength to one crore people per day by mid-July or early August.
The Centre’s assurance comes as major relief to the Odisha government which has shut many of its vaccine centres due to short supply in Covid jabs.
The Union Government has called all the states for patience citing the country's large population.
In fact, the ferocious second wave is on the verge of abating. The Union government is ramping up testing as well as containment at the district level "has worked" in bringing down the cases.
While making its best efforts, the Union Government has cautioned that while the easing of lockdown is imperative, it has to be done very slowly.
NITI Aayog member (health) V K Paul, quoting possible scenarios presented by by eminent people, has said Covid will decline and June will be better. He has cautioned that we have to behave appropriately as the virus has not gone anywhere.
For us what is quite important is the observation made by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Dr Balram Bhargava. He has said that India's vaccination is being ramped up and by December the whole country will have got vaccinated.
India is one of the five countries which are producing vaccines. Now that Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have started ramping up their production, it is expected that the country will soon have no shortage of vaccines.
Technically speaking, s is what you feel if you want to vaccinate the country within a month
The total number of vaccinations done in the country is nearly equivalent to the total number done in the United States and India’s population is four times the population of the USA. Experts say the countrymen need to have some patience.
As many as 4,03,49,830 vaccine doses have already been supplied from the Centre to states free of cost in May. Similarly, 2,66,50,500 doses were directly procured by states and 1,24,54,760 doses were directly procured by private hospitals.
In the past month, a total of 7,94,55,090 doses were available, of which 6,10,57,003 doses have been administered.
A critical analysis of the fact indicates that hope of complete vaccination is not far away.