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BBIL will manufacture 10 types of vaccines at Odisha unit

BBIL will manufacture 10 types of vaccines at Odisha unit
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Bhubaneswar, Nov 6 (PTI) Hyderabad-based Bharat

Biotech International Ltd (BBIL) on Friday said it would

manufacture 10 types of vaccines including Malaria and COVID-

19 in its upcoming unit in Odisha.

BBIL Chairman and Managing Director Dr Krishna Ella

said this while attending a meeting through digital mode with

Odisha chief secretary A K Tripathy and other state

government officials.

BBIL is a multi-dimensional biotechnology organisation

specializing in manufacture of vaccines and bio-therapeutics,

Ella said.

The company has taken up the development and

production of new or improved vaccines against severe

Rotavirus Diarrhoea, Malaria, Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies,

Pandemic Influenza and drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus,

he said.

In BBIL''s unit at Andharua of Bhubaneswar, the company

would produce 10 types of vaccines including malaria and

COVID-19, he said, adding that the total investment would be

around Rs 300 crore.

Best of the technology will be put in the Odisha unit,

the BBIL chief said.

The chief secretary assured BBIL that the state

government would provide all support for future expansion of

the unit at Andharua in Bhubaneswar.

Tripathy also directed the authorities to start the

ground level construction work within a fortnight and commence

production within the scheduled time.

The chief secretary also asked the BBIL to set up a

''state of art'' biotech incubation center, common facilities

and IT corridor along with the first phase construction of the

industry.

The company was also requested to promote the local

start-ups.

Secretary Skill Development and Technical Education

and Chairman & Managing Director IDCO SK Singh said: "Land is

readily available at Biotech Park, Andharua for groundbreaking

works. The building plan as per the design has also been

approved".

Principal Secretary Science and Technology S Sadangi

said: "the required statutory clearances and pollution control

board permission has been availed for setting up the unit".

PTI AAM

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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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