India now as a 'protective' shield' of 100 crore vaccine doses: PM Modi

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India now has a strong “protective shield” of 100 crore vaccine doses to combat Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, as the country passed this important milestone in its inoculation drive.

“This day of October 21, 2021, has been recorded in history. India has crossed the 100 crore vaccine doses mark sometime back,” the PM said after inaugurating the Infosys Foundation Vishram Sadan at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on the Jhajjar Campus of New Delhi AIIMS.

PM Modi also expressed gratitude to vaccine manufacturing companies, workers engaged in vaccine transportation and health sector professionals engaged in administering the vaccines.

“To combat the biggest pandemic in 100 years, the country now has a strong protective shield of 100 crore vaccine doses. This achievement belongs to India, every citizen of India,” he said via videoconferencing.

The Vishram Sadan he inaugurated was constructed by the Infosys Foundation as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, while the cost of land and electricity and water has been provided by AIIMS Jhajjar.

India’s corporate sector, private sector, and social organisations have continuously contributed in strengthening the health services of the country, the prime minister said.

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