Two made-in-India vaccines ready to save humanity: PM Modi
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded India as a country, which till date used to import medical equipments, is now ready to save the humanity with two coronavirus vaccines. He also spoke about several areas where country has developed.
"India used to import PPE kits, masks, ventilators, and testing kits from outside but today our nation is self-reliant. Today India is ready to save humanity with two 'Made in India' COVID-19 vaccines," PM Modi said while virtually inaugurating the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention.
The convention is a flagship event by the government that aims at connecting and engaging with overseas Indians.
The Prime Minister also spoke about an ongoing campaign in India to empower the poor of the country, something that is being discussed globally now.
"When India stood in the face of terrorism, the world too got the courage to face this challenge. Today, India is using technology to end corruption. Money worth lakhs and crores are directly being credited to account of beneficiary," the Prime Minister said.
PM Modi also praised Indian community overseas for their effort in making India’s name in global community.