PM Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met seven Indian Kovid-19 vaccine manufacturers in the wake of the 100 crore vaccine dose milestone. The meeting was attended by representatives of seven vaccine manufacturers including Serum Institute of India, Bharat Biotech, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Zydus Cadila, Biological E, Genoa Biopharma, Panacea Biotech.
The Prime Minister suggested that eligible persons in India should be vaccinated as soon as possible. They want to move forward with the mantra of “vaccine for all”. The meeting was also attended by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandavya and Union Health Minister Bharathi Praveen Pawar. According to the Ministry of Health, 101.30 crore doses of vaccines have been given in India so far.
100 crore dose
India crossed the 100 crore dose mark on October 21 as part of the corona vaccine campaign. The process of congratulating the world on this historic achievement continues. More than 75 percent of the nation received a single dose, while nearly 31 percent received two doses. The first dose of the vaccine was given to all those eligible in nine states and territories.
It is learned that the vaccination campaign started on January 16. In the first phase, health workers were vaccinated. Frontline staff were then vaccinated. From March 1, all those over 60 were vaccinated. Vaccination of all those above 45 years of age in the country started from April 1. All those above 18 years of age started vaccination from May 1.