India to achieve historical feat of administering 1.5 billion COVID vaccine doses today: PM Modi – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism | Breaking News J&K


New Delhi, Jan 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stated that the nation will obtain the historic feat of administering 1.5 billion COVID vaccine doses in lower than a 12 months, immediately.
Just about inaugurating the second campus of Chittaranjan Nationwide Most cancers Institute (CNCI) in West Bengal’s Kolkata, PM Modi stated, “The nation had began the brand new 12 months with the start of vaccination of the youth from 15 to 18 years age group. In the present day, within the first week of the primary month of the 12 months, the nation is reaching the historic feat of administering 1.5 billion COVID vaccine doses in lower than a 12 months’s time.”
The Prime Minister additional stated that the feat is an emblem of the self-reliance of India.
“It’s a enormous quantity by way of statistics. It isn’t lesser than a shock for a lot of the massive nations of the world. However it’s a image of the aptitude of the 130 crore residents of India. It’s a image of self-confidence and self-reliance,” he stated.
India surpassed the milestone of administering 100 crore COVID vaccine doses in October 2021.
The second campus of CNCI has been constructed at a price of over Rs 530 crore, out of which round Rs 400 crores have been offered by the Union authorities and the remaining by the West Bengal authorities, within the ratio of 75:25. The campus is a 460 bedded complete most cancers centre unit with cutting-edge infrastructure for most cancers analysis, staging, remedy, and care.
The campus is provided with trendy services like Nuclear Medication (PET), 3.0 Tesla MRI, 128 slice CT scanner, Radionuclide remedy unit, endoscopy suite, trendy brachytherapy items, and so on. The campus can even work as a sophisticated most cancers analysis facility and can present complete care to most cancers sufferers particularly these from Japanese and North-Japanese components of the nation. (Businesses)