Pune: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go to the Pune-based Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with international pharma large AstraZeneca and the Oxford College for COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, a senior official mentioned on Thursday.
The Central Drug Normal Management Organisation has granted permission for manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine for pre-clinical check, examination and evaluation to seven corporations, two of that are the Serum Institute of India (SII) and the Gennova Biopharmaceuticals.
“We have received a confirmation about PM Modi‘s visit to the Serum Institute of India on Saturday, but his minute-to -minute program is yet to be received,” Pune Divisional Commissioner Saurabh Rao mentioned.
On Tuesday, Rao mentioned there was a risk of the PM’s go to to Pune, and if that occurs, it will be aimed toward reviewing the standing of the vaccine candidate for coronavirus an infection and to find out about its launch, manufacturing and distribution mechanisms.
Rao had additionally knowledgeable that ambassadors and envoys from 100 nations will go to the Serum Institute of India and the Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd right here on December 4.