PM Modi cautions against vaccine wastage, asks to curb black marketing
The PM also emphasized on saving every single life and the focus should be in rural and inaccessible areas
While interacting with field officials from states and districts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stressed on the need to stop vaccine wastage. He also called for curbing black marketing and taking strict action against those who do so.
The Prime Minister advised the officials also to take care of the ease of living of every citizen of their district. He stressed on the need to stop infection and at the same time ensure unhindered flow of essential supplies.
He informed that work is being done rapidly to install oxygen plants in hospitals in every district of the country through the PM CARES Fund and these plants have already started functioning in many hospitals.
The Prime Minister spoke about how getting vaccinated is instrumental to lowering the severity of the disease and reducing hospitalisations and mortalities.
Prime Minister Modi said continuous efforts are being made to increase the supply of Corona vaccine on a very large scale. He added that the Health Ministry is streamlining the system and process of vaccination.
He said the convenience of the people increases when information of bed availability and vaccine availability are easily made available.
The Prime Minister said that all the officials have a very important role in this war against Corona like a field commander of this war.
He remarked that local containment zones, aggressive testing and correct & complete information to the people are the weapons against the virus.
At this time, the number of corona infections are decreasing in some states as well as increasing in several other states. As such he stressed on the need to be more vigilant in the face of decreasing infections.
Prime Minister Modi emphasized that the fight is to save every single life and the focus should be in rural and inaccessible areas. He requested the officials to make the relief material easily accessible for the rural population.