US supplies of vaccine components to India to enable manufacturing of two crore doses of Covishield | India News – Times of India

US supplies of vaccine components to India to enable manufacturing of two crore doses of Covishield | India News - Times of India

The United States also sent a separate shipment of over 81,000 vials of Remdesivir injections that was delivered in Mumbai. NEW DELHI: The US on Wednesday said the vaccine components it has supplied to India this week will enable the manufacturing of two crore doses of the Covishield vaccine even as the sixth shipment of … Read more

Centre’s Ban Backfires, Ends up Choking Major Oxygen Cylinder Manufacturing Unit in Gujarat

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Centre’s plan to ban industrial oxygen may have been in good spirit but has resulted in halting production in the country’s largest oxygen cylinder manufacturing units, mostly in Gandhidham, Gujarat, over the last 10 days. According to an exclusive report by The Indian Express, these cylinder-manufacturing units were included in the ban on the use … Read more

Oxygen Needed for Remdesivir Production; Shortage Hits Manufacturing Plants

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Representational image of Remdesivir. Balaji Amines in Solapur is reporting difficulties in getting components for the production of Remdesivir including oxygen. News18 New Delhi Last Updated:April 19, 2021, 15:36 IST FOLLOW US ON: The demand for Remdesivir injection in the treatment of patients with Covid-19 and the discussion of its scarcity has now become a … Read more

Covid curbs, manufacturing slack take toll on fuel consumption – Times of India

Covid curbs, manufacturing slack take toll on fuel consumption - Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s fuel consumption dropped sharply in the first half of April as a resurgence in Covid-19 infections and local restrictions hit the movement of people and slowed down economic activities. Market data for the first fortnight of the month shows petrol sales dropping more than 5% and diesel consumption, a bellwether for economic … Read more

Manufacturing activity slows to 7-month low: PMI survey | India News – Times of India

Manufacturing activity slows to 7-month low: PMI survey | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Activity in the country’s manufacturing sector lost further momentum in March, slowing to a seven-month low as local restrictions weighed on the sector prompting firms to shed jobs, a survey showed on Monday. The IHS Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell from 57.5 in February to a seven-month low of 55.4 … Read more

J&J Vaccine Manufacturing Error Affects 15 Million Doses: Report

J&J Vaccine Manufacturing Error Affects 15 Million Doses: Report

In a statement, Johnson & Johnson said a batch of drug substance failed its quality test. A manufacturing error at a plant involved in Covid-19 vaccine production affected 15 million doses worth of an ingredient for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine, according to two people familiar with the matter, though the company downplayed the situation and … Read more

Quad Summit’s Vaccine Initiative: India’s Biological E to Shoulder Manufacturing

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Hyderabad-based Biological E will be the partner manufacturer in the vaccine initiative launched by the Quad group of countries in its first summit level meeting on Friday. For now Johnson and Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine has been identified, among other US developed vaccines, by the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to be manufactured in India … Read more

Narendra Modi: Production incentive schemes to increase India’s manufacturing output by $520 billion | India Business News – Times of India

Narendra Modi:  Production incentive schemes to increase India’s manufacturing output by $520 billion | India Business News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that production-linked incentive (PLI) schemes, aimed at boosting domestic manufacturing and exports under the ‘Make in India’ and Atmanirbhar Bharat programme, are expected to increase India’s manufacturing output by over half a trillion dollars over the next five years across sectors such as electronics, pharmaceuticals, automobiles … Read more

Govt Clears Production-linked Incentive Scheme to Boost Manufacturing of Laptops, Tablets and PCs

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File picture of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The approval of PLI scheme for these hi-tech IT hardware gadgets comes after the Cabinet last week cleared a Rs 12,195 crore scheme for telecom equipment manufacturing. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: February 24, 2021, 16:22 IST FOLLOW US ON: The government on Wednesday approved a production-linked … Read more

Apple Lends Manufacturing Help as Nasal Swab Maker Ships 15 Million Kits

Apple Lends Manufacturing Help as Nasal Swab Maker COPAN Diagnostics Ships 15 Million Kits

Apple said on Monday nasal swab maker COPAN Diagnostics has shipped 15 million COVID-19 sample collection kits to hospitals in California, Texas and other US states, bolstered by manufacturing help from the tech giant. Apple awarded $10 million (roughly Rs. 72 crores) to the Murrieta, California-based company in May last year and sent engineers to help revamp … Read more

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