Serum Institute of India’s CEO Adar Poonawalla to get “Y category” security across the state. The Union Ministry issued ordered regarding the same on Wednesday, after conducting a detailed threat assessment, sources.
Serum institute is being criticised after announcing the price of its Covishield Vaccine to the states for 18-45 age group, ₹400 a shot, way above ₹150 price offered to the centre.
Due to the pricing anger and debates are being held within the opposition parties and social media demanding “one vaccine one price”.
Today Adar Poonawalla has announced 25 percent reduction in the price for the states (₹400 to ₹300).