The Centre will have to spend nearly Rs 45,000 crore to foot the bill compared to the Rs 35,000 crore earmarked in the budget. In the first quarter of FY 2021-22, Rs 4,000 crore was spent. The new guidelines provide clarity on the path ahead. The Centre has clearly declared where it will get the vaccination doses from and for how many. The Centre has said over five months – July to December SII will deliver 50 crore shots, Bharat Biotech 38.6 crore, BIO-E 30 crore, and Zydus Cadila five crore. It will also receive 10 crore doses of the Sputnik V vaccine. This 133.6 crore does not include foreign vaccines.