We face an invisible enemy; fighting it on the warpath, says PM Modi; key points | India News
PM further said that the government is working in war footing mode to fight the second wave of Covid-19 and expressed confidence in winning the battle.
He also said that he felt the pain and suffering that people had gone through in recent days due to Covid-19.
These are the key points of the Prime Minister’s speech:
- PM said that we are facing the invisible enemy and that India is fighting it on a war footing.
- Stating that people have lost their close ones to this enemy (of the coronavirus), Modi said: “The pain that compatriots have endured for some time, the pain that many people have gone through, I have felt the same pain: I am feeling the same. “
- “Like you Pradhan sevak“I share all your feelings,” PM said in his online address at a farmers’ event.
- “After 100 years, such a terrible pandemic is testing the world at every turn. We have an invisible enemy in front of us, who is in multiple guises … We are overcoming resource hurdles in the fight against the second wave of coronavirus rapidly and efforts are being made to work in a war footing mode, “Modi said.
- PM also called on states to take action against the black marketing of medicines, essential supplies.
- “Covid-19 is spreading rapidly in rural India; villagers should take necessary precautions, including wearing a mask,” the prime minister urged the people.
- PM says about 18 crore of vaccine doses administered so far in the country. Both centers, states that make efforts to vaccinate all citizens, PM said.
- Modi urged people to get vaccinated when their turn comes and said people should wear masks and maintain social distancing even after vaccination.
- The prime minister said that medical professionals, scientists and the military are working around the clock to fight Covid-19, adding that the supply of drugs is increasing through domestic production and imports. The government is installing oxygen plants, he said.
- The prime minister called on the state government to crack down on the black marketing of drugs and oxygen cylinders. “India is not a country to lose courage. We will fight and win,” he said.
Earler, addressing a video conference on the PM-Kisan scheme, the prime minister said that 18 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have so far been administered and that the government is making efforts to ensure that people are vaccinated at a rapid rate. .