I understand the pain you are going through and express my sympathies to the families who have lost their loved ones due to Covid-19," PM Modi said in his address to the nation.

Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi

We're responding to COVID-19

As COVID-19 spreads around the world, we are working to lessen its impact. Our experts are partnering with governments to establish emergency operations centers; advise on testing, treating, and managing the outbreak; and stand up digital and data systems that support real-time disease surveillance.

Classes begin, classrooms await

The pandemic that changed everything left its mark on education when that hub of social contact, the classroom, fell prey to social distancing. Now, with the new academic year commencing for most schools and colleges in India, it’s #BackToSchoolOnline.

Frequently Asked Questions

Two vaccines that have been granted emergency use authorization by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) in India are Covishield® (AstraZeneca's vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute of India) and Covaxin® (manufactured by Bharat Biotech Limited).

Evaluation of Novel Claims

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has been playing a key role in prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic. In the process, ICMR has collaborated with different research Institutes and medical colleges that have been working towards the similar goal.

DCGI on Restricted Emergency approval of COVID-19 virus vaccine

The Subject Expert Committee of Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) met on 1st and 2nd January, 2021 and made recommendations in respect of proposal for Restricted Emergency Approval of COVID-19 virus vaccine of M/s Serum Institute of India and M/s Bharat Biotech as well as Phase III clinical trial of M/s Cadila Healthcare Ltd.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Prevention

The new coronavirus is officially called SARS-CoV-2, which stands for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. An infection with this virus can lead to coronavirus disease 19, or COVID-19. SARS-CoV-2 is related to the coronavirus SARS-CoV, which caused another kind of coronavirus disease in 2002 to 2003.