Announcements by PM Modi to nation at 7 June 2021,Monday
1. PM Modi announces a centralised immunisation drive, with states receiving free vaccine.
“Today, a decision was made that the Centre will now also bear responsibility for 25% of the work related to vaccination with the states,” Prime Minister Modi said.
“This arrangement will be put in place within the next two weeks,” he added.
2. Vaccine supply will increase in the coming days, according to Prime Minister Modi.
Prime Minister Modi stated in his address that the supply of vaccine will be increased in the coming days. “Currently, seven companies in the country manufacture various types of vaccines. Three more vaccines are also being tested in advanced stages “he stated.
Modi also stated that work is being done to develop an intranasal vaccine for Covid.
3. Within a year, we developed two ‘Made in India’ vaccines: PM Modi
In relation to Covid vaccines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that India launched not one, but two “made in India” vaccines within a year.
“Scientists in our country have demonstrated that India is not lagging behind large countries. Today, as I speak to you, more than 23 crore people have been immunised in the country “Prime Minister Modi stated.
4. PM Modi discusses vaccine procurement.
“There are only a few companies in the world that manufacture vaccines… Consider what would have happened if India did not have a vaccine manufacturing company.” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
5. Oxygen demand skyrocketed in April and May, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“During the second wave, the country’s demand for medical oxygen skyrocketed in the months of April and May.
Never before in India’s history has the demand for medical oxygen been so great “Prime Minister Modi stated in his speech.
“Work was done on a war footing to meet this demand,” he added.
6. PM Modi addresses the deadliest pandemic in the last 100 years.
“Covid-19 is the most lethal pandemic in the last century. Such a pandemic has never occurred in modern times. Our country has fought the pandemic on multiple fronts “Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, stated.
7. PM Modi on the deadliest pandemic in the last 100 years
“Covid-19 is the deadliest pandemic in the last century. Such a pandemic has never occurred in the modern era. Our country has fought the pandemic on many fronts “Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated.
8. Many people have died as a result of Covid, according to Prime Minister Modi.
“India is battling Covid-19’s second wave. Many people have lost loved ones as a result of Covid “In his speech, Prime Minister said.
9. PM Modi has announced that all citizens over the age of 18 will receive a free vaccine.
Prime Minister Modi announced that beginning June 21, all citizens over the age of 18 will receive free Covid-19 vaccines, with the Centre covering the costs.
10. PM Modi extends food assistance programme until November.
“Today, the government decided to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana until Diwali,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
11.Guidelines on the new vaccine policy will be issued soon: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
“The Centre will now handle 25% of the vaccination work with states, which will be implemented in the next two weeks. Both the state and the federal government will work under the new guidelines in the next two weeks “Prime Minister Modi made the announcement during his state of the nation address.