Bhubaneswar, June 4: Odisha has received two 2 bids in its global tender floated for procuring Covid vaccines, informed the Health department today.
Officials said that the government is in process of reviewing it. Earlier the government has extended deadline of global tender floated for procurement of Covid-19 vaccines by till June 4.
The global tender was floated on May 14 while pre-bid meeting was held on May 19.Basing on the queries of bidders and to make the participation of bidders more flexible, amendments have been incorporated as suggested by the designated committee of Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd (OSMCL).
In a bid to facilitate the participation of manufacturer of vaccines, the storage condition has also been revised up to (-)20° C subject to condition that the vaccines will remain stable and maintain its potency at 2° C to 8° C for at least 12 hours.