Goa is playing a very important role in the success of the world’s largest and fastest vaccination drive – ‘Sabko vaccine, must vaccine’. Goa’s vaccine wastage prevention model will help other parts of the country. In the past few months, Goa fought tirelessly against heavy rainfall, cyclone, and flood under the leadership of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the virtual interaction with covid warriors and beneficiaries held on today.
PM Modi further hailed the leadership of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and congratulated the healthcare workers for achieving 100 percent vaccination of the adult population in the State. In the interaction, he asked covid warriors and beneficiaries for their experiences, inquired about the challenges faced by them, and also appreciated them for their efforts.
India administered the largest vaccination doses on September 17, 2021, with over 2.5 crore vaccinations as a part of a special drive to mark Prime Minister’s 71st birthday.
He said yesterday( September 17, 2021) was a very emotional day for me. There are various ways to celebrate a birthday. Because of your efforts, yesterday became a very important day for me. Warriors who are tirelessly helping fellow countrymen to fight with Coronavirus created a record yesterday.
He also mentioned that India has given priority to the states which are tourism-based and it is important to start our tourism destinations. Amidst all these efforts, Goa reaching the target of 100 percent of 1st dose of covid vaccination is very important. To revive the tourism sector, Goa plays a very important role he added.
Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant briefed about the status of vaccination drive in the State. Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharti Pawar, State Minister for the Tourism and Port, Shri. Shripad Naik, Deputy CM Shri. Chandrakant Kavlekar and Shri. Manohar Azgaonkar along with all other Ministers, MLA’s, Zilla Panchayat, and village Panchayat members were also virtually present on the occasion.