Jammu, June 07, 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that now only the central government will buy vaccines for the states, after which from June 21, people between the ages of 18 and 44 will now be able to get free vaccines anywhere in the country.
He has also announced to provide free food grains to 80 crore poor families till Diwali.
Starting his talk, he said, “This is the biggest epidemic in the last hundred years, it is a tragedy. The modern world had neither seen nor experienced such an epidemic.”
The Prime Minister said, “Our country has fought such a huge global epidemic together on many fronts. During the second wave, the demand for medical oxygen in India had increased unimaginably in the months of April and May.”
“Never in the history of India has the need for medical oxygen been felt in such quantity. To meet this need, work was done on a war footing, all the mechanisms of the government were engaged.”
“If you look at the history of the last 50-60 years, you will know that it used to take decades for India to get the vaccine from abroad. Even when the vaccine work was completed abroad, the work of vaccination could not start in our country. “
“Today, the production countries and vaccine manufacturers are very less compared to the demand for vaccines all over the world. Imagine if we did not have a vaccine made in India right now, what would have happened in a huge country like India today? “
“By ignoring every apprehension, India launched not one but two made in India vaccines within a year. Our country, scientists have shown that India is not behind big countries. Today when I talk to you If I am doing this, more than 23 crore vaccine doses have been given in the country.
“The continuous efforts and hard work that the country has been doing for a long time, the supply of vaccine is going to increase even more in the coming days. Today 7 companies are producing different types of vaccines in the country. Three more vaccines are being produced. Trial is also going on in advanced stage. (PTK)