India is ready to mass produce Covid-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead.
This has been stated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech on Saturday also launching a national project to roll out health identities for each citizen.
According to media reports, Modi was wearing a flowing orange and white turban and covering his mouth and nose with a scarf of the same colours whenever anyone came close to him at the ceremony. He said, from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the old quarters of Delhi, that not one, not two, as many as three Covid19 vaccines are being tested in India.
The annual celebrations scaled down due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Modi identified health and economic self-reliance as the key priorities for his government.
The Indian Prime Minister said, “Along with mass-production, the roadmap for distribution of vaccine to every single Indian in the least possible time is also ready.