(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said nearly 60 per cent of
all the vaccines used in the world are produced in India and over
the decades, the country has made remarkable contribution to
vaccinating the world.
India today is double dosing every citizen and produced COVID-19
vaccines even during the lockdown period, she added.
Launching the book 'India's Vaccine Growth Story' by Sajjan
Singh Yadav, Additional Secretary, Expenditure Department,
Sitharaman said it is in the country's DNA to be able to contribute
to world vaccination.
“Over the decades India has made remarkable contribution. Nearly
60 per cent of all the vaccines which are used in the world are
produced in India. India has singular contribution to make to the
world in terms of vaccination and that which is being produced and
supplied to the entire world,” Sitharaman said.
Today, the country is double dosing every citizen, she said,
adding it is not easy to produce and execute COVID vaccination at
India crossed the target of 200 crore COVID vaccinations in a
time-bound manner. So far, 208.57 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines
have been administered under the nationwide inoculation drive.
Legal Disclaimer: MENAFN provides the information “as is” without warranty of any kind. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, images, videos, licenses, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained in this article. If you have any complaints or copyright issues related to this article, kindly contact the provider above.