In past few days several meetings took place with CM, governors, doctors, pharmaceutical industries and vaccine manufacturers. After this Central Government clarified that it will not go for a strict lockdown, as it did last year. “We have to protect the nation from lockdown. I urge states to treat lockdown as the last resort. We need to focus on micro-containment,” says PM Modi.
Oxygen demand is at high rise for which government is working and doing their best. India with two ‘made in India’ vaccines started the world’s largest vaccination program. Till now, more than 12 crore vaccine doses have been administered. From May 1, those above the age of 18 years can be vaccinated.
Private sector has set an example of innovation and enterprise in creating covid vaccine. Government is trying to scale up production capacity of Covid vaccine to get more people vaccinated in short time.