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PM Modi speech highlights: 'Our vaccination campaign has no VIP culture'

PM Modi speech: PM Modi's address comes a day after the cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses crossed one billion in India.

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PM Modi address highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation today after the country’s milestone of one billion vaccinations, said it was not just a number but a symbol of the country’s ability and of a “new India”. He added that India’s critics had been silenced. “1 billion vaccines is just not a number. It is the reflection of the capacity of this country, this is a new chapter of the country, a country that knows how to achieve huge targets,” PM Modi said.

Modi, in an opinion piece on Friday, described India's Covid-19 vaccination as a journey from "anxiety to assurance" that has made the country emerge stronger. He credited its success to people's trust in the vaccines despite "various efforts to create mistrust and panic".


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Team India: Responding to adversity with achievement, writes PM Modi

India completed vaccination of 100 crore (one billion) doses on October 21, 2021, in just about nine months since starting vaccination. This has been a tremendous journey in dealing with Covid-19, especially when we recall how things stood in early 2020. Humanity was dealing with such a pandemic after 100 years and no one knew much about the virus. We remember how unpredictable the situation appeared then, as we were faced by an unknown and invisible enemy mutating rapidly.
 
The journey from anxiety to assurance has happened and our nation has emerged stronger, thanks to the world’s largest vaccination drive.
 
It has been a truly 'bhagirath' effort involving multiple sections of society. To get a sense of the scale, assume that each vaccination took just two minutes for a healthcare worker. At this rate, it took around 41 lakh (4.1 million) man days or approximately 11,000 thousand man years of effort to reach this landmark. Click here to continue reading
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First Published: Oct 22 2021 | 9:18 AM IST

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