An expert panel committee was set up by the Central government in order to review the three vaccines, which were seeking emergency use authorization nod. The expert panel gave conditional approval to the Oxford and Serum Institute's Covishield and the same recommendation is now going to go to the Drug Controller General of India. Final approval is however expected soon for the COVID vaccine for India. On the other hand, India is all set for a mass vaccination drive, in which close to 30 Cr individuals will be vaccinated and all steps are now being taken for the smooth implementation of the vaccination program. Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan also commented on the pan-India dry run and stated that the governments can take into account all the aspects.