National Covid Vaccination Program- fixation of vaccine prices

The Government has issued an Office Memorandum dated June 8, 2021 for fixing the prices of vaccines for Covid-19.  The following price caps have been issued in view of the Revised Guidelines for implementation of National Covid Vaccination Program issued on June 8, 2021 wherein it was declared that the vaccine manufacturer shall prescribe the price of the vaccines and the private hospitals may only charge upto a maximum of Rs. 150 as service charges. Based on this, the said Office Memorandum has fixed the maximum charges for vaccines in the following manner:

 

S.No. Vaccine Price per dose GST @5% Maximum Service charge per dose Maximum price that can be charged by private vaccine centers
1 Covishield 600 30 150 780
2 Covaxin 1200 60 150 1410
3 Sputnik 948 47.40-47 150 1145


*Tanvi Singh, Editorial Assistant has put this story together.

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