Odisha health minister Naba Kisore Das wrote to Union health minister Harsh Vardhan a few days ago to press for central procurement.
- FM hit out at opposition-ruled states for tardy pace of vaccination and high wastage
- As of June 6, states have received 246 million doses of vaccines
- Many states including Odisha have called for centralised procurement of Covid vaccines
New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government may consider the proposal for centralised procurement of vaccines as she hit out at opposition-ruled states for tardy pace of vaccination and high wastage.