Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the success of India’s COVID vaccination campaign shows its potential, and noted that the country is forging ahead with new energy after exceeding 100 crores of vaccine doses. In his monthly Mann Ki Baat broadcast, Modi praised health care workers for achieving a vaccine and said he knew they would leave no stone unturned to vaccinate the country’s people.
He said that the success of our vaccination campaign demonstrates India’s capacity and the strength of the motto of “Al Sabkha Prayer” (collective effort). Modi said the country is moving forward with new energy and enthusiasm after exceeding 100 crores of Covid vaccine doses.
On October 21, India achieved a major milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination program as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country crossed the Rs 100 crore mark.
On his Mann Ki Baat radio show, Modi also said that India has always worked for world peace, and this shows in the country’s contribution to the UN peacekeeping forces. He said India is also working to make yoga and traditional methods of wellness more popular.
The Prime Minister also praised the increase in the number of female police personnel and noted that it had jumped to more than 2.15 thousand lakh from 1.05 lakh in 2014. Referring to the “Local Hustle” campaign, the Prime Minister urged people to buy local produce in the festival season.