Union Well being and Household Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motto is to supply ample well being, schooling, and dietary facility to each baby and security to girls within the nation by the 12 months 2022.
Addressing the media after presiding over the annual convention of the British Affiliation of Physicians of Indian Origin (Wales), the Minister mentioned that solely nationalism and humanism shall prevail within the new India by the 75th independence 12 months.
“Once we enter 75th independence 12 months in 2022, we might have definitely given India, a brand new India the place we now have ample well being, schooling and dietary facility for each baby and security for ladies. Solely nationalism and humanism prevail in India. That is Prime Minister Modi’s motto,” Vardhan mentioned.
He highlighted India’s success in mitigating the impression of COVID-19 within the convention and mentioned it’s the Well being Ministry’s preemptive method, meticulous surveillance, and speak to tracing which helped India immensely.
“The onset of the pandemic, a number of consultants foresaw doom and gloom for India. On account of our exemplary efforts, we now have among the many highest restoration fee and lowest fatality fee on the planet. Our energetic instances of COVID-19 have dropped to lower than 1,70,000,” he mentioned.
“The healthcare infrastructure within the nation was quickly scaled up in the course of the pandemic. India was among the many first few nations on the planet to isolate the virus. Our nation supplied medicines and help to 150+ nations in the course of the pandemic,” he added.
He additional appreciated the efforts and the contribution of the nation’s scientists in manufacturing vaccines and mentioned, “Our scientists have completed a exceptional job in offering 2 indigenously manufactured vaccines in report time. The world’s largest vaccination drive occurring in our nation is progressing shortly with over 37 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated within the first 15 days.”
In response to the Well being Ministry, 2,06,130 beneficiaries had been vaccinated until 7 pm on Saturday.
(With ANI inputs)
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