India will play major role in production of Covid-19 vaccine
While speaking today at the India Global Week, PM Modi said that India will hold an important role in developing and scaling up production of covid-19 vaccine after its discovery.
The inaugural session organised in UK. It will also feature a performance “Atmanribhar Bharat” by Madhu Nataraj and special 100 birth anniversary in tribute to Ravi Shankar by 3 of his eminent students.
In the event, MOdi also said vaccines made in India are responsible for 2/3 of the vaccines required by the world’s children.
Human Trials have begun for Covaxin india’s covid-19 vaccine. The 1st trial has begun with 1st candidate at Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences(NIMS).
Besides, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has identified 12 clinical test sites like medical institutions and hospitals, including NIMS, and has asked their principal investigators to make sure that the topic enrolment is initiated no later than 7 July.
PM Modi also said, “The pandemic has once more shown that India’s pharma industry is an asset not only for India except for the whole world. it’s played a number one role in reducing the value of medicines, especially for developing countries.”
He also spoke on this year’s performance. He said Aatmanirbhar Bharat isn’t about being self-contained or closed to the world; it’s about being self-sustaining, self-generating:
The India Global Week 2020 may be a three-day virtual conference, being held from July 9 to July 11, themed ‘Be The Revival: India and a far better New World’, and can have 5,000 global participants from 30 nations being addressed by 250 global speakers across 75 sessions.
The other speakers at the equestrian sport include Dr S Jaishankar, Union External Affairs Minister, PiyushGoyal, Union Minister of Railways, and Commerce and Industry, Lt Gen of JK, GC Murmu, Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru, leader Sri Sri Shankar , along side UK’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and residential Secretary Priti Patel, US Ambassador to India Ken Juster, among others.