In addressing the nation Prime Minister Stresses that the 100 Crore milestone reflects new India!

Modi insisted on the fact that the Centre ensured that the VIP (very important person) culture did not overpower the ongoing vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

In addressing the nation Prime Minister Stresses that the 100 Crore milestone reflects new India!
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Highlights OF Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Address

  • Vaccinating 100 crore people is a reflection of the capacity of the country
  • VIP culture did not overpower the ongoing vaccination drive
  • It has taken almost 41 lakh man-days or approximately 11 thousand man-years of effort to reach this landmark of 100 crore doses
  • India’s vaccination drive is described as a journey from “anxiety to assurance”
  • Trust of the people and the efforts of the health care workers are the main reason for the success.
  • Vaccination Programme was completely based on Scientific Methods
  • India shows in action as an answer to people who doubted the country’s ability
  • Robust tech platform in Cowin ensured that the vaccine drive was equitable, scalable, trackable and transparent
  • India is a safer place now

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation today after the country achieved a record feat of over a billion vaccinations, said that India’s critics had been silenced. “100 crore vaccines is just not a number. It is the reflection of the capacity of this country, this is a new chapter of the country, a country that knows how to achieve huge targets,” he said.

He pointed out that if a health care worker took just two minutes for every vaccination then at this rate it took around 41 lakh man-days or approximately 11 thousand man-years of effort to reach this landmark of 100 crore doses.