CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar Poonawalla (File Photo)
CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar Poonawalla (File Photo)

Covishield production in full swing, says SII's Adar Poonawalla

ANI | Updated: May 02, 2021 04:57 IST


New Delhi [India], May 2 (ANI): Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII) on Saturday night said that the production of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield is in full swing in Pune.
The SII CEO also held a meeting with his partners and stakeholders in the UK.
"Had an excellent meeting with all our partners & stakeholders in the UK. Meanwhile, pleased to state that COVISHIELD's production is in full swing in Pune. I look forward to reviewing operations upon my return in a few days," tweeted Poonawalla.
In a major move, SII had reduced the price of its COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' from Rs 400 to Rs 300 per dose for states on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday also provided Poonawalla with Y category security across the country by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
Earlier this month, Adar Poonawalla had asked the government for financial assistance to ramp up vaccine production. (ANI)

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