Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Zydus Biotech Park of pharma major Zydus Cadila in Ahmedabad to review the vaccine development.
The is Modi’s first visit of three-city tour to personally review the vaccine development and manufacturing process in the country.
Zydus Cadila’s plant is in Changodar industrial area near Ahmedabad city.
The firm had earlier announced that the phase-I clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, ZyCoV-D, has been completed and it has commenced phase 2 clinical trials from August.
After this, Modi will head towards Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with global pharma giant AstraZeneca and the Oxford University for the vaccine.