Covaxin production in Odisha likely by June 2022 from a new vaccine production unit


The construction of a vaccine production has started at Andharua, near Bhubaneswar and Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin production is expected to commence by June 2022.

Chairing the State level Bio-Tech implementation committee meeting Chief Secretary S C Mahapatra directed to expedite construction of the anchor vaccine production unit and laying of other critical infrastructure.

The state has been facing vaccine shortage amid rising Covid-19 infections.

IDCO has also created a State-of-the-Art Hub incubation center near Infocity, Bhubaneswar with the allocation of Rs 15 crore.