New Delhi, JAN 16 2021|| News Desk

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Shri B.S.Panwar, MCD Councillor (BJP), Dilshad Garden, Visits Covid Vaccination Centre, GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden on Saturday to boost PM Modi’s Vaccination Campaign.

Shri B.S.Panwar, MCD Councillor (BJP), Dilshad Garden, Visits Covid Vaccination Centre, GTB Hospital Dilshad Garden on Saturday to boost PM Modi’s Vaccination Campaign

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launched the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive via video conferencing today.  This is the world’s largest vaccination program covering the entire length and breadth of the country. 

The Prime Minister put the unprecedented scale of the vaccination drive in perspective by informing that, in the first round itself, 3 crore people, which is more than the population of at least 100 countries of the world, are being vaccinated. He said that this needs to be taken up to 30 crores in the second round when elderly and people with serious co-morbidities will be vaccinated. He said that there are only three countries- India, USA and China, who have a population of more than 30 crore.  This scale of vaccination campaign has never been attempted in history and this shows India’s capability, Shri Modi said. 

Shri Modi termed the Indian response to corona as one of self-confidence and self-reliance. He noted a determination of not to let the confidence weaken in every Indian. He recalled the journey from one Corona lab to the strong network of 2300 labs; from dependence to self-sufficiency to exporting capacity in masks, PPE and ventilators. He called upon people to show the same sense of self-confidence and self-reliance during the phase of vaccination drive.

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