Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Monday. In the beginning of his address, PM Modi 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. Our country is facing such a huge global pandemic on many fronts. But we fought together.”
He further said, “The demand for medical oxygen in India increased unimaginably in the months of April and May during the second wave. Never in the history of India has the need for medical oxygen been felt in such quantity. This need has been met. To do this, work was done on a war footing. All the mechanisms of the government were engaged.”
He said, “If you look at the history of the last 50-60 years, then 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 would not start in our country. could find.”
PM Modi said, “Today, the production countries and vaccine manufacturers are very less compared to the demand for vaccines all over the world. Imagine that if we did not have a made in India vaccine, then what happened to a huge country like India?”
Prime Minister Modi said, “Today it has been decided that the Government of India will also bear the responsibility of 25 percent of the work related to vaccination that the states had. This system will be implemented in the coming 2 weeks. In these two weeks, the Center and the states will also take responsibility.” Together the governments will make necessary preparations according to the new guidelines.
At the end of his address, the Prime Minister said, “Those who are creating apprehensions about the vaccine, spreading rumours, they are playing a big game with the lives of innocent brothers and sisters. Be careful with such rumours.”
The Prime Minister has addressed the country many times since the outbreak of the Covid-19 global epidemic last year. During this, he gave suggestions to the people and informed about the steps taken by his government to deal with the situation.