PM to visit vaccine centres in 3 cities | India News – Times of India

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be flying into Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Pune on Saturday to take stock of Covid-19 vaccine development work at facilities there.
While in Hyderabad, the PM will visit vaccine maker Bharat Biotech’s facilities, where work on the development of India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is under way, he will drop in at the facilities of Zydus Cadila in Ahmedabad, where ZyCoV-D is under development, and the Serum Institute of India (SII) facilities in Pune, where the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine will be manufactured.
After visiting Ahmedabad and Pune, Modi will be arriving in Hyderabad at Hakimpet air force station in the afternoon and will head straight to the Bharat Biotech facility at Genome Valley.
Telangana government sources confirmed that Modi will spend an hour at the plant to understand the vaccine development process and preparedness for its rollout once ready. He will fly back to Delhi around 5.30pm.

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