New Delhi, Nov. 23 -- The planned adult vaccination programme for covid-19, said to be one of the world's largest, is likely to be scrutinized by a parliamentary committee.

As the government prepares to roll out the vaccines-if and when they are approved-their production will be discussed by the standing committee on chemicals and fertilizers on Monday. The panel will hear officials of the pharmaceuticals department on the "status of covid-19 vaccine production in India".

"This is the biggest adult vaccination programme that would be undertaken by the country and the prime minster's office is directly monitoring the preparations. The officials working in the health departments in various state governments will have to work along with ce...