As per the official statement from the central government, the company wise supply plan of Remdesivir for the period of April 21 to May 16 has been issued to states and union territories. The plan has been prepared in consultation with the marketing companies. The companies have been instructed to ensure timely supplies to all states and union territories strictly as per the supply plan. This development comes in continuation to the allocation of Remdesivir to states and union territories done on Friday. 

Union Minister of Chemical and Fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda informed on Friday, that allocation of Remdesivir vials to the state has been made up to May 16 in the wake of Covid pandemic. He tweeted, “Considering the requirement of Remdesivir  in every state and ensuring its adequate availability, allocation of Remdesivir has been made up to 16th May 2021. This will ensure smooth supply of Remdesivir across the country so that no patient faces difficulty in this pandemic time.” He also shared an official notification with a list which stated 5,30,0000 vials of Remdesivir have been allocated to states between April 21 and up to May 16.


Surbhi Saxena edits the daily Current Affairs News.
The author is qualified member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).