Union Minister Bharti Praveen Pawar said in a program on Wednesday that the central government wants to vaccinate 100 percent of the country’s adult population against the corona virus epidemic by the end of this year. Apart from this, India has signed agreements with 11 countries for mutual recognition of vaccines. At the same time, the Health Ministry is going to launch a song and film tomorrow for this success of the country standing on the threshold of crossing the 100 crore vaccination mark.
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Pawar was addressing the ‘Healthcare Excellence Awards Ceremony’ organized by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry). In this program through virtual medium, the Union Minister said that due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, India has become one of the top countries in the global medical device market.
Giving information about the success amidst the challenges posed by Kovid-19, he said that more than 99 crore doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the country. The government has set a target to vaccinate the entire adult population of the country by the end of this year. He thanked FICCI for its remarkable work during the Corona pandemic.
Pawar said that it is the dream of Prime Minister Modi to provide affordable, accessible, safe and modern health services to the people in India. It is our responsibility to fulfill it. The Government of India has initiated various countrywide programs for the prevention, control and eradication of communicable and non-communicable diseases and for improving maternal and child health.
Song will be launched for 100 crore vaccination
At the same time, the Health Ministry has also started preparations to celebrate crossing the 100 crore vaccination mark. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will launch a song and audio visual film about it on Thursday. In an official release issued in this regard, it has been told that this launch will take place at the Red Fort in the national capital New Delhi.
Insurance scheme extended for health workers fighting Kovid
The insurance scheme for health workers fighting the corona virus has been extended for another 180 days. The Health Ministry said that so far 1351 claims have been settled under this. The ministry said in a statement that under the Prime Minister’s Garib Kalyan Package, the current deadline of this policy is ending on October 20, ie today.
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