Table 4

Price and useful life of cold chain equipment and vehicle (2017 US$)

Cold chain equipmentAverage price (per unit)Useful life
Walk-in cooler/walk in-freezer (large)32 61010
Walk-in cooler/walk in-freezer (small)27 17510
Ice-lined refrigerator/deep freezer (large)90610
Ice-lined refrigerator/deep freezer (small)72510
Solar direct drive refrigerator362310
Vaccine carrier183
Cold box (large)1335
Cold box (small)915
Ice packs0.632
 Vaccine van10 90910
 Shared vehicle14 49310
  • Source, Immunisation Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, personal communication except for price of shared vehicle which was collected during field survey.