Odisha is among some of the big states and UTs that are facing a complete vaccine stockout.
The accused, identified as Umesh Batra, duped more than six people to the tune of Rs 15 crore.
iNCOVACC is the world's first intranasal vaccine for covid to receive approval for the primary two-dose schedule, and as a heterologous booster dose.
According to the daily Covid bulletin issued by the Director of Public Health and Family Welfare, 84,250 doses of Covishield and 8,73,240 doses of Covaxin are available.
Stating that Andhra Pradesh has been on the forefront in vaccinating eligible beneficiaries, the health minister stressed the need for fresh stock to vaccinate people against the SARS-Cov 2 virus.
'Thank you Modi ji for quickly traversing the journey from photo on every vaccine certificate to no responsibility,' Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate said.
The Health department officials admitted that the shortage of vaccines has hit the precaution dose drive in rural parts of the State after the free dose for the 18-59 years age group.
The study is aimed at ascertaining the long-tern impact of the vaccines and will help modulate the schedule of doses, a senior official said on Monday.
"This is a great progress for Quad Vaccine and the US India Health partnership," said a US Embassy spokesperson.
The regulatory body has now approved Moderna shots for school-aged children and teens as well.
The 100 crore doses target is expected to be achieved by October 18 or 19, he said while launching a coffee table book on Covid warriors.