The government has also issued a list of authorised agencies that can install the plant.
Private hospitals are irked with the frequent change of policies for the procurement of Covid vaccines.
To take up issue with Centre again; 43L doses allocated to private hospitals, but only 5,24,347 have been used
Under the existing policy, vaccines are split between government and private hospitals in a 75-25 % ratio.
Chief Minister MK Stalin launched a free Covid-19 vaccine drive in private hospitals under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds at the Kauvery Hospital on Wednesday.
However, the said G.O.s had been passed in a mechanical manner without consulting private hospitals, it added.
The IMA argued that oxygen requirement is more only during the pandemic and the oxygen plants to be set up by spending crores of rupees in hospitals will have no demand once the pandemic is over.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said more private hospitals will start distribution of vaccine based on the new vaccine procurement system introduced by the Centre.
'Most vaccines went to central quota': Private hospitals say struggling to carry out Covid vaccination
The Association of Private Healthcare Providers of India said since vaccine manufacturing ramp-up is yet to materialise fully, most of the stock is picked up by the Centre for distribution.
Of the over 40 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India, it is not clear how many were given in private hospitals. Sources said it could be in the range of 7-8 crore.
A village panchayat president from Pudukkottai district and his associate were arrested by City Crime Branch police for allegedly cheating a private hospital chairman to the tune of Rs 2.85 crore.
Meanwhile, the Health Minister has also appealed to all private hospitals to actively participate in the Covid vaccination drive.
As per new order, rent can range from I2,645 to I2,910 for general wards and I5,290 to I9,776 for private rooms
Govt had planned an online training session on CoWIN registration
All private hospitals have to register on CoWIN as a Private COVID Vaccination Centre to participate in the aggregation mechanism.