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With a view to bring down the infant mortality rate, Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi will launch state-wide Pulse Polio Eradication Campaign on January 23, 2011, by administering polio drops to children. Health Minister Shri Jaynarayan Vyas and Minister of State for Health Shri Parbat Patel will remain present on the occasion.

State government has made some 1879 mobile teams and 1518 transit teams that will go to various parts of the state as well the places like bus stations, railway stations, airports and carry out immunization rounds. Government has formed district task forces under the headship of collectors. Class-1 officers in districts will act as coordinating officers. As many as 34,067 polio booths have been created and about 1,08,16,839 dose of vaccines are made available. Some 1,36,275 health workers will give their service. In all, a well implementation of the vaccination programme will be ensured.

State government is using E-Mamta computerized application to keep track of vaccination programme. A particular Wednesday is observed as a Mamta Divas in all villages of the state when free of cost vaccines are given to children.

Gujarat is rapidly heading towards becoming a No-Polio state. Not a single case of polio has been registered in the state due to the effective implementation of anti-polio campaign.

State government has made a public appeal to all the parents of the children of age-group 0 to 5 to respond the polio eradication campaign even if their children are already vaccinated before.

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April 19, 2021
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PM Modi appreciates the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic
It is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’: PM Modi
Despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential: PM

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.