NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr VK Paul said that phase 3 trial of Pfizer, Moderna is still going on but the benefits are overwhelming compared to risk.
"World has decided to move forward, take benefit and ensure what's needed in this stage," he said.
"Safety proven without doubt on thousands and thousands of individuals.
We should respect the scientific processes that unfolded in extremely different, difficult and unusual circumstances.
Today, 2 great vaccines are available.
Whatever vaccine you're allotted, please take it," he added.