By committing to export vaccines to the rest of the world, despite its massive internal requirements, Modi has once again demonstrated that his government has put global demand on par with domestic necessity.
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The Modi government has approved two vaccine candidates and plans to inoculate 300 million people by July. It has launched a massive training programme for health workers and conducted drills to ensure the success of what will be the world’s largest vaccination programme.
The sector is set to dial up the numbers this year by recording unprecedented growth thanks to a ‘new normal’ in social and economic activity.
The crisis that followed the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people and businesses to adapt and reflect. Years like these throw out major disruptions in all directions, many of which tend to stick. It might be worth keeping a note of these key themes while looking ahead and planning for personal and professional futures.
SII, the world's biggest producer of vaccines, has already stockpiled about 50 million doses, enough for 25 million people.
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had unveiled the UK-India Vaccine Hub during his recent visit to India, a very timely intervention as a new variant of coronavirus causes alarm.
The Indian Prime Minister has committed to supply vaccines not only to the Indian population but also to neighbouring countries and the world at large. This contrasts with the approach of rich countries that are intent on buying up vaccine supplies for their own populations only.
The coronavirus pandemic has heralded unprecedented level of innovation, driven by the need to combat the disruption caused by the disease and build back better.