Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort in Delhi and addressed the nation on Saturday. Prime Minister Modi was received by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the Red Fort. Prime Minister greeted the nation and said that “In this extraordinary time of Corona, Corona warriors have lived the mantra of ‘Seva Parmo Dharma.’ Our doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, ambulance personnel, safai karmacharis, policemen, service personnel and many people are working round the clock continuously.”
Expressing grief over loss of lives in various parts of the country due to natural calamities, Prime Minister reassured fellow citizens of full support in this hour of need. Prime Minister addressing the nation said India’s freedom struggle inspired the entire world. The idea of expansionism left some countries enslaved. Even in the midst of fierce wars, India did not allow its freedom movement to suffer.
PM Modi said amid Covid pandemic, 130 crore Indians took the resolve to be self-reliant, and ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ is on the mind of India. This dream is turning into a pledge. Aatmanirbhar Bharat has become a ‘mantra’ for the 130 crore Indians today. I am confident of the abilities, confidence and potential of my fellow Indians. Once we decide to do something, we do not rest till we achieve that goal.
Prime Minister said of the 40 crore Jan Dhan accounts opened in the country, about 22 crore accounts are of women only. At the time of Corona, in April-May-June, about three thousand crores of rupees have been directly transferred to the accounts of women in these three months.
PM informed that when Corona started, there was only one Lab for Corona Testing in country now more than 1,400 Labs are there in the country.
Prime Minister said that with National Digital Health Mission, every Indian will be given a health ID. National Digital Health Mission will bring a new revolution in India’s health sector. All tests, every disease, which doctor’s prescription, reports, all these information will be contained in one health ID.
Prime Minister Modi informed that, three vaccines of Corana are currently under testing phase in India. As soon as the green signal is received from the scientists, the country’s preparation is also ready for mass production of those vaccines.