Delhi: August 10, 2010
The Government of India has incurred a loss of more than Rs. 116 crore by keeping three public sector vaccine labs closed for 2 years, government audits and RTI applications have revealed. While the government had to spend an additional Rs. 40 crore to purchase BCG, DPT and TT vaccines from private labs, other expenses including payment of salaries without income amounted to more than 76 crore.
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