Guwahati, October 21: India touched the one billion Covid-19 vaccination milestone on Thursday. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday appealed to all those who are eligible to get inoculated without delay and contribute to the historic vaccination journey of India.
To mark the one billion milestones of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise, a series of events have been lined up. Mandaviya will launch a song by singer Kailash Kher and an audio-visual film at the Red Fort.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shares the news won tweet and wrote “As we hit the historic #VaccineCentury, let’s salute the commitment of our frontline workers in battling #COVID19 under the dynamic leadership of Adarniya PM Shri @narendramodi ji & Health Minister Shri @mansukhmandviya ji.”
As we hit the historic #VaccineCentury, let's salute the commitment of our frontline workers in battling #COVID19 under the dynamic leadership of Adarniya PM Shri @narendramodi ji & Health Minister Shri @mansukhmandviya ji. pic.twitter.com/Tt8Uyl6Xjg
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) October 21, 2021
Congratulating India on achieving the milestone, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director of WHO South-East Asia, said, “This extraordinary feat in a short span was not possible without strong political leadership, intersectoral convergence, dedicated efforts of the entire health and frontline workforce, and the people themselves.”
— WHO South-East Asia (@WHOSEARO) October 21, 2021
100 crore doses delivered!
An extremely proud moment for all citizens, as India completes the #VaccineCentury .
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) October 21, 2021
Our country crosses the 100 Crore Vaccine doses mark! A remarkable effort by our frontline workers across the country who continue to ensure the vaccine reaches the remotest corners of the country. #VaccineCentury #100CroreVaccination #BillionDoses
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) October 21, 2021
What India achieved, no other country could. Under the able leadership of PM @narendramodi Ji, India administers 1 billion doses of covid vaccine despite logistic challenges of dispensing vaccine to the vast population. Proud of #CovidWarriors for accomplishing this great feat! pic.twitter.com/7sDyYGBnSC
— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) October 21, 2021