On August 10, the Serum Institute of India (SII) announced to offer complimentary doses as part of its CSR Initiative to the Pan India vaccination drive. In July, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the vaccine manufacturer shook hands to widen the vaccination process in the country.
“SII has agreed on providing additional complimentary vaccines based on the following: upon predetermined Minimum number of doses (under CSR project) as may be demanded by a corporate,” CII said in a statement.
The Serum will contribute over 1,200 free doses upon a minimum order of 24,000 doses, supplied per lot. 9600 free upon order of 96,000 doses while 28,800 free doses upon order of at least 1,92,000 doses.
This special cause will last till August end. The CII-SII agreement will help to escalate the vaccination drive in association with industry and healthcare works.