Pune, from where the Serum institute of India functions may become the
central hub where the countrywide distribution of covid 19 vaccine will take
place. The movement of vaccines may start in a day or two according to sources
The vaccines will be
transported in regular passenger planes
The vaccines will be transported in regular passenger planes. Indian
airforce may also participate in the exercise since Pune airport is under its
Several mini hubs
identified for the last mile connectivity
Several mini hubs have been identified for the last mile connectivity. The
services of as many as 41 smaller airports will be availed for the distribution
of the vaccine .Delhi and Karnal have been designated as hubs for north while
Kolkata and Guwahati will perform that role for eastern India.
Chennai and Hyderabad will take up this work for southern India. Top Tamil
nadu government officials visited the central government's medical depot
situated in central chennai to inspect the facilities.
The central government has held discussions with health and civil aviation
ministries and all the stakeholders involved in the distribution exercise.