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Our mantra for 2021 is ‘dawai bhi aur kadaai bhi’: PM Modi | India News


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the new year 2021 “comes with hope for a treatment” as preparations are in full swing to ensure that the Indian-made vaccine against Covid-19 reaches all eligible categories nationwide.
All the necessary preparations are being made to run the world’s largest vaccination program, Modi said even as he urged people not to lower their guard against coronavirus infection and strictly adhere to the appropriate Covid regulations even after vaccination. .
“Earlier, I said, ‘Dawai nahi toh dheelai nahi'”. Now, I am saying ‘Dawai bhi aur kadaai (caution) bhi’. Our mantra for the year 2021 is ‘Dawai bhi aur kadaai bhi’, “said Prime Minister Modi after laying the foundation stone of the Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rajkot, Ahmedabad.
He also warned people against rumors about vaccination.
“Different people due to their vested interests or irresponsible behavior spread various rumors. Rumors may spread when the vaccination begins, some have already started, ”he said, asking people to be careful with these rumors and as responsible citizens to refrain from forwarding unverified messages on social media.
Describing 2021 as the ‘year of health solutions’, Modi said that India has become the powerhouse of global health and has effectively addressed the coronavirus pandemic with time steps.
He said that India is in a much better position as a result of the effective steps and India’s record of saving Corona victims has been much better than other countries.
“I am sure that the people of the country would make similar efforts for mass vaccination to those they had made to contain the spread of the virus.
Around a million people have recovered from Covid-19 and the number of daily fresh cases in India is decreasing. 2021 comes with a new hope for treatment, “added Modi.
“If 2020 was the year of health challenges, 2021 will be the year of health solutions. We are seeing disease go global. The world will be more aware and alert about health and more towards finding solutions. This is the time when the whole world must come together to develop answers. Working in silos is not going to help, ”he said.
India, he said, will play a key role in these efforts with its competent medical professionals, experience and expertise in mass immunization and giving the world technology-integrated health solutions through its startups and startup ecosystem that has made health care. better and accessible.
The Prime Minister also recognized the efforts of doctors, healthcare workers and other front-line crown warriors who have consistently put their lives on the line to fight the pandemic. He praised the efforts of scientists and all those who provided food to the poor in this difficult period with full dedication.
The Prime Minister commented that this year proved that when India joins, it can effectively cope with the toughest crisis.

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