Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, India accomplished an unprecedented feat when a record number of vaccine doses were administered to over 86 lakh people in a single day. Addressing the nation through his Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio, Mr Modi said, the country achieved this feat on 21st June, when the next phase of vaccination campaign commenced.
Mr Modi stressed that efforts must continue to ensure that every citizen is able to avail the safety that the vaccine provides. He encouraged people to end vaccine hesitancy. He pointed out that myriad organizations and members of civil society have come forward in many places in order to end vaccine hesitancy.
The Prime Minister said someday, people of villages and forest dwellers displaying their capabilities and understanding in the pandemic will become a subject of case study for the world.