Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded India’s efforts to fight the viral coronavirus disease outbreak and said that the country never gave up and kept moving ahead with pro-active approach and public participation.
“India has been successful in saving so many lives, we saved the entire humanity from a big tragedy. India launched the world’s biggest vaccination programme and has inoculated more than 2.3 million healthcare workers in the last 12 days,” PM Modi said in his address on a global forum.
“Last year, in February-March, a lot of experts had said the India will be the worst-affected country, there will be tsunami of cases. They predicted 2 million deaths in the country. But India moved ahead with a proactive public participation,” said the PM.
“Today, India is among countries that have succeeded in saving the maximum lives. The country, which comprises of 18% of the world’s population, has saved the world from disaster by bringing the situation under control.”
We fulfilled our responsibility towards the global community by sending vaccines and training people, the Prime Minister added.
“India has made rapid strides in four pillars of Industry 4.0 (or Fourth Industrial Revolution-using technology): Connectivity, automation, Artificial intelligence and real-time data,” PM Modi said.
Addressing the forum, PM Modi assured the global community that India’s success will help the entire world. The Prime Minister addressed the World Economic Forum’s Davos Dialogue via video conferencing.
The Davos Dialogues agenda marks the launch of the World Economic Forum’s Great Reset Initiative in the post Covid world, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had earlier said in a statement. More than 400 top industry leaders from across the globe are attending the session. PM Modi also interacted with the CEOs during the event.