The imported foreign vaccine Sputnik V vaccine will cost Rs 948+ 5% GST per dose in India informed Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Today.
The first consignment of imported doses of the Sputnik V vaccine that landed in India on 1 May, 2021, after which the vaccine received a regulatory clearance from the Central Drugs Laboratory, Kasauli, on 13th May, 2021.
As part of a limited pilot, the soft launch of the vaccine has commenced and the first dose of the vaccine was administered in Hyderabad today.
â€œFurther consignments of imported doses are expected over the upcoming months. Subsequently, supply of the Sputnik V vaccine will commence from Indian manufacturing partners. The imported doses of the vaccine are presently priced at an MRP of Rs 948 + 5% GST per dose, with the possibility of a lower price point when local supply begins. The Company is working closely with its six manufacturing partners in India to fulfill regulatory requirements to ensure smooth and timely supplyâ€ the press release reads.
Dr. Reddyâ€™s Laboratories hinted that when local supply of vaccine begins there is a possibility of a lower price point.