FinMin contributed over Rs 900 cr towards Covid vax development: Official
Aug 18, 2022
NEW DELHI: The Union Finance Ministry contributed more than Rs 900 crore to COVID vaccine development under 'Mission COVID Suraskha' resulting in India becoming a leader in vaccine production, said a top official.
Sajjan Kumar Yadav, IAS, who is serving as the Additional Secretary, Expenditure Department at the Ministry of Finance, wrote a book named India's Vaccine Growth Story - From Cowpox to Vaccine Maitri. The book was launched on Wednesday at an event attended by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.