Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the World Economic Forum’s Davos Dialogue

Prime Minister Modi addressed the World Economic Forum’s Davos Dialogue via video conferencing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in the midst of numerous doubts, India took a proactive public participation approach and developed a COVID-specific health infrastructure and trained its resources to fight COVID.

Mr Modi said that India is successfully conducting the world’s largest vaccination drive as well.He said when the pandemic began, someone had even predicted that 700-800 million would be infected and someone had said that over 2 million Indians would perish.  He pointed out that looking at the condition of countries with better health infrastructure, the world was right in worrying about India.

However India took a proactive public participation approach and developed a COVID-specific health infrastructure and trained its resources to fight COVID, Mr. Modi said.

He said technology was fully used for testing and tracking.Mr Modi said India also has shown the world how traditional medicine, like Ayurveda, can help in improving immunity. He further stated that today, India is sending its vaccine to several countries and is helping in developing the infrastructure for successful vaccination, thus saving lives of citizens of other countries.