Published On : Thu, Oct 21st, 2021

One Billion Mark: India achieves 100 crore vaccination feat!!

Nagpur/New Delhi: India achieved the remarkable feat of administering 100 crore vaccinations as part of national efforts to beat the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses and all COVID-19 frontline workers for the historic feat.

“India scripts history. We are witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and the collective spirit of 130 crore Indians. Congrats India on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. Gratitude to our doctors, nurses and all those who worked to achieve this feat,” a tweet from PM Modi’s Twitter handle said.

In order to mark the celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya reached Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. The Prime Minister and the Health Minister interacted with the doctors and the nursing staff there and thanked the frontline workers for their efforts in administering Covid jab to the people of India.

The country witnessed huge celebrations and announcements were being made on airplanes, ships, metros and at railway stations as India achieved its target of administering 100 crore doses. As part of the celebration, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will release a song and an audio-visual film to celebrate the landmark milestone of administering 100 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses.

The Centre had on Saturday launched the country’s vaccination anthem. The audio-visual song sung by renowned singer and Padma Shri awardee Kailash Kher, was launched at Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi.