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CM appreciates police for efficiently maintaining law and order in the state

In a gala function held at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar today Chief Minister Narendra Modi honoured 205 personals of police, home guard and jail officials ofGujaratwith the President’s special bravery medals.

The Chief Minister appreciated theGujaratpolice for efficiently maintaining law and order in the state.

Congratulating the medal-decorated personnel Chief Minister said that it is a matter of pride that these personnel have received the medal for efficiently carrying out their duties. The personnel who have received the posthumous medals are especially entitled for the honour.

Mr. Modi suggested to make a book telling the story of the personnel who sacrificed their lives during performing their duties. He also suggested including the book in the syllabus of police trainees.

Chief Minister exuded faith that many techno-savvy and highly educated youths who have joined the state’s police force will add new vigor to theGujaratpolice. And if these young and energetic police individuals get the guidance of senior and experienced police officials, the future ofGujaratpolice will be quite powerful, he said.

High growth ofGujarathas boosted the atmosphere of peace in the state. The state has not seen conflicts between police and public during last decade. This however poses a challenge before the police of becoming more vigil, he said.

Mr. Modi also exhorted the police officials to adopt latest technologies for efficiently carrying out their duties.

He appealed to create trust in people for the police. He praised the measures taken by police to educate people about terrorism.

Chief Minister gave away medals announced by the Governor during 2001 to 2011 including three posthumous bravery medals, five bravery medals, 13 medals for special services, 154 medals as an appreciation of personnel’s services and 40 medals to home guard officials.

 

Law Minister Dilip Sanghani, Minister of State for Home Praful Patel, additional chief secretary to Home Dr. Varesh Sinha, DGP Mr. Chitranjansingh and police officials with their families were present on the occasion.

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April 19, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic.

PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions.

PM Modi remarked that it is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’. He said essential medicines were made available to more than 150 countries around the world during the pandemic. The Prime Minister stated that despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential.

Noting the second wave of the virus and rising number of cases, PM Modi commended the pharma industry for their efforts to increase production of several necessary drugs. He appreciated them for reducing the price of injections like Remdesivir. To keep the supply of medicines and essential medical equipment going smoothly, PM Modi urged the pharma industry to ensure seamless supply chains. PM Modi also extended government’s support for facilities like Logistics and Transportation.

He urged the industry to conduct more and more researches on threats which can occur in the future along with Covid. This, he said, would help us take the lead in combating the virus.

Seeking cooperation from the pharma industry, PM Modi assured that government is undertaking reforms for new drugs and regulatory processes.

The leaders of the Pharma industry appreciated the proactive help & support received from the Government. They highlighted the efforts made over the last one year in ensuring availability of drugs keeping manufacturing and logistics operational. Operations at the pharma hubs for manufacturing, transportation, logistics and ancillary services are being maintained at optimum levels. The participants also share inputs on the measures being undertaken to meet the overall medicine demand in the country despite the unprecedented increase in demand for some drugs  the COVID Treatment Protocol.

The meeting was also attended by Union Health Minister Shri Harsh Vardhan, MoS (Health) Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister Chemical and Fertilizer Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, MoS (C&F) Mansukh Mandaviya, Principal Secretary to PM, Dr V K Paul Member (H) NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary, Union Health Secretary, Union Pharmaceutical Secretary, Dr Balram Bharagava, DG ICMR, amongst other officers from Ministries / Departments of Central Government.