Bill Gates congratulates the prime minister as India passes the 200-crore milestone for vaccinations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed on Sunday that India has “made history again” after reaching a significant milestone by giving out two billion doses of vaccination in just 18 months. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, congratulated all Indians for reaching a “unique figure” and stated he is “proud of all who helped to make India’s immunization drive unparalleled in scope and speed.” It has “strengthened the global struggle against COVID-19,” he continued.
As India reaches the milestone of 200 crore vaccines, Bill Gates congratulates the prime minister. , and PM Modi Tweeted Back
“India creates history again! Congrats to all Indians on crossing the special figure of 200 crore vaccine doses. Proud of those who contributed to making India’s vaccination drive unparalleled in scale and speed. This has strengthened the global fight against COVID-19,” wrote PM Modi on Twitter.
India reached the milestone of giving out two billion doses of vaccine on Sunday, one year after the world’s largest immunisation campaign, Covid-19, began.
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a video message on Sunday that India had broken a record by reaching its goal of 200 crore vaccines in just 18 months. My sincere congratulations to all of my compatriots on this success.
The administration had set up a digital clock that was ticking backward on Saturday to figure out how many more immunization doses needed to be given to reach the goal.
India’s most recent accomplishment comes as the government on Friday began a 75-day programme for free booster injections at government facilities to inspire citizens and honour the country’s independence from Britain for 75 years.
Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director of WHO South-East Asia, commended India for reaching the significant milestone. In a video speech, she stated, “This is yet another demonstration of the country’s dedication and efforts to mitigate the impact of the continuing pandemic.”