Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Authorities has deferred the date for opening of worth bid for international e-tender for procuring COVID-19 vaccines as it should happen on June 9 (11.30 AM), a corrigendum issued by Odisha State Medical Company Restricted (OSMCL) mentioned.
Then again, two bids have been obtained and are beneath analysis, knowledgeable Well being Division right this moment.
With a view to give extra vaccine producers likelihood to take part within the international tender, OSMCL had made some amendments in a clause of the tender.
As per the amendments, vaccine producers or their approved importers of Covid-19 vaccine accepted by USFDA (United States Meals and Drug Administration) or EMA (European Medicines Company) or MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Merchandise Regulatory Company, UK) or PMDA (Prescribed drugs and Medical Gadgets Company, Japan) or listed by WHO (World Well being Group) for emergency use are eligible to bid for the worldwide tender.
The OSMCL additional acknowledged that buy orders for Covid vaccine shall be positioned to the certified bidders topic to approval of DCGI.
The tender has been floated to obtain 3.80 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine.