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PM Modi says India is the fastest in the world to vaccinate citizens against Covid-19 | India News


NEW DELHI: India, which is running the world’s largest Covid-19 vaccination campaign, is the fastest to vaccinate its citizens, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
He said that the Made in India vaccines are a symbol of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
“Just as India’s war on coronavirus became an example to the world, similarly, our vaccination program is also becoming an example to the world. India is carrying out the largest vaccination campaign in the world. world. You know what an even better source of pride is? ” We are not only running the largest vaccination campaign in the world, but we are also the fastest to vaccinate our citizens, “Prime Minister Modi said in his 73rd episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
“In just 15 days, India has vaccinated more than 30 lakhs of Covid-19 warrior, while a rich country like the United States has met the same goal in 18 days and the United Kingdom in 36 days. The vaccines Made in India They are not only a symbol of Atmanirbhar Bharat, but they are also a symbol of one’s pride, “he added.
The number of healthcare workers vaccinated against Covid-19 has crossed the 37 lakh mark on the 15th day of the Covid-19 vaccination program across the country, according to the Ministry of Health.
Highlighting that India is helping the world during the Covid-19 crisis, he said: “These days, I receive messages for India from presidents and prime ministers of different countries around the world. They must have also recently seen how the president of Brazil, in a tweet thanked India – All Indians were proud of it. They must have noticed about the vaccination program that India can help others because India today is self-sufficient in the field of medicines and vaccines. ”
“In times of crisis, India can serve the world because India today is capable of medicines and vaccines, it is self-sufficient. This is also the idea of ​​a self-sufficient India campaign. The more capable India is, the more it will serve humanity. and the world will benefit more ”, he added.
India has gifted the Covid-19 vaccine to several countries, including Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bahrain.
This speech was also Prime Minister Modi’s first Mann Ki Baat this year at 11.
Mann ki Baat is the Prime Minister’s monthly radio show to the nation, broadcast on the last Sunday of each month.

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