Indian PM Modi in life-saving World Economic Forum message
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered 'State of the World' special address at the World Economic Forum's Davos Agenda via video conferencing. He stressed how India saved many lives by supplying essential medicines and vaccines while following its vision of "One Earth, One Health" during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Prime Minister said that during Corona time, India saved many lives by exporting essential medicines and vaccines by following its vision of "One Earth, One Health".
"India is the world's third-largest pharmaceutical producer and is considered 'pharmacy to the world" he added.
Underlining India's confident approach, the Prime Minister highlighted that when the world focused on interventions like quantitative easing during the Corona period, India was strengthening the reforms.
"Today India has the world's largest, secure and successful digital payments platform. Talking about last month alone, Unified Payments Interface in India, 4.4 billion transactions have been done through this medium," said PM Modi.
"The digital infrastructure that India has developed and adopted over the years has become a huge strength of India today.
"Technological solutions like Arogya-SetuApp for tracking of Corona Infections and CoWin Portal for Vaccination are a matter of pride for India. From slot booking to certificate generation in India's Co-Win portal, the online system has attracted the attention of people from big countries as well," added the Prime Minister.
Applauding India's capability during the pandemic, he said, "Sensitivity is tested in times of crisis, but India's capability is an example for the whole world at this time. During this crisis, the IT sector of India has saved all the countries of the world from great difficulty by working 24 hours a day. Today India is sending record software engineers to the world."
India has delivered 1154.173 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines to 97 countries till December 31, according to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.
Davos Agenda of the WEF is being held from January 17-21. Several heads of State will address the event.