Today, the Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya informed that Remdesivir production is being escalated at a huge rate in India. He further claimed that soon India will fulfill the increasing demand of Remdesivir as its production capacity has been increased by 3 times.
Mandaviya tweeted, “Given the increasing demand for Remdesivir in the country, India is increasing the production of Remedisvir. About 3 times Remediesvir-producing plants have been grown in a few days. Corona will lose, life will win.”
The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers said in a statement that on 12th April 2021 production was 37 lakh and on 4th May 2021, it has gone up to 1.05 crore. The number of Remdesivir production plants has also been increased from 20 to 57, in view of the demand.
The statement added, “The Government of India continues with its relentless efforts to fight Corona.”