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'Congratulations PM Modi', wishes pour in as India reach 100-crore vaccination feat | Highlights

India completed 100 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses today. The government has planned to celebrate this achievement by making announcements over loudspeakers on trains, planes, and ships.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 21, 2021 23:06 IST
A poster announnces about the 1 billion COVID-19
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A poster announnces about the 1 billion COVID-19 vaccination milestone crossed by India, at Red Fort premises in New Delhi, Thursday

COVID VACCINATION UPDATES:  The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore milestone on Thursday. In a tweet, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulated the country on achieving the feat, and said it was the result of the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to official sources, around 75 per cent of India's all eligible adult population has been administered at least the first dose and around 31 per cent has received both the doses of the vaccine. India took 85 days to touch the 10-crore vaccination mark, 45 more days to cross the 20-crore mark and 29 more days to reach the 30-crore mark, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country took 24 days to reach the 40-crore mark from 30-crore doses and then 20 more days to surpass the 50-crore vaccination mark on August 6.It then took 76 days to go past the 100-crore mark. The top five states which have administered the highest number of doses are Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

 

 

 

 

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  • 7:37 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    This achievement proves that vaccine is safe, effective: Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director

    Historic moment for India to complete 1 billion doses, not only in terms of numbers but also because all doses were manufactured here... It will give new boost to those not vaccinated. This achievement proves that vaccine is safe, effective: Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director

  • 6:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    The country has created a history today: President Ram Nath Kovind

    The country has created a history today. All the countrymen together have crossed the target of 100 crore vaccinations. India has presented a new example of self-reliance on the world stage. I congratulate all the countrymen for this achievement: President Ram Nath Kovind

  • 6:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    This is a huge achievement in very short period of time: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, DG, WTO

    I think it's absolutely significant that India has achieved a 1 billion doses target. I want to congratulate the govt, PM Modi, Health Minister, my colleague the Commerce Minister, everyone. This is a huge achievement in very short period of time: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, DG, WTO

  • 6:52 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    Huge achievement of India's people & scientists: Piyush Goyal

    Huge achievement of India's people & scientists. As a result of joint efforts 100 cr doses administered. Quick pace with which it's going forward shows that 1st dose to everyone will be administered in next few days. Adequate quantity available for 2nd dose. The depth with which PM monitored vaccination program, encouraged scientists & prepared them for vaccine development in country, built an image of India globally. Rapid speed with which doctors-nurses took it to all corners of India is a matter of pride: Union Min Piyush Goyal

  • 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    I think it's absolutely significant that India has achieved a 1 billion doses target: Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director General, WTO

    "I think it's absolutely significant that India has achieved a 1 billion doses target. I want to congratulate the govt, PM Modi, Health Minister, my colleague the Commerce Minister, everyone. This is a huge achievement in very short period of time," said Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director General, WTO

  • 3:50 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    Congratulations to PM Modi on leading India's successful #COVID19 vaccination campaign: Israel PM

    Congratulations to PM Modi on leading India's successful #COVID19 vaccination campaign that has now administered more than 1 billion vaccines to the Indian people. These life-saving vaccines are helping us all defeat the global pandemic: Naftali Bennett, PM of Israel 

  • 3:39 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    Delhi Metro displays messages on 100-crore vaccination milestone

    As the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 100 crore on Thursday, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) made announcements through its public address systems and displayed messages on panels in trains and at stations to mark the "momentous achievement", officials said.

  • 3:32 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    Indian Medical Association salutes and hails Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Indian Medical Association salutes and hails Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all stakeholders on the abundant accomplishment of 1 billion vaccination feat

  • 3:00 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    It's a big achievement: Niti Aayog VC

    It's a big achievement. I'm hopeful that we will be able to complete our target of vaccinating the entire population by December end. We're going on the right path under PM Modi's leadership, said Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog 

  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    US Embassy congratulates India on achieving 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination mark

  • 2:52 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Proud to have contributed to this historic landmark, says Bharat Biotech's Dr Krishna Ella

    "Bharat Biotech is proud to have contributed to this historic landmark. This is a unified effort of the Govt, vaccine manufacturers, healthcare workers&all the vaccinated citizens,making it a true success story of Atmanirbharta," Bharat Biotech's Dr Krishna Ella said.

  • 2:49 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Watch | Announcement at Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur railway station on India achieving 1 billion COVID vaccination

  • 2:48 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Watch | Govt releases theme song to celebrate 100 crore COVID jab milestone

  • 2:14 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Gujarat vaccinates 90% of eligible population with 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine

    Gujarat has vaccinated 90 per cent of its eligible population with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while 47 per cent beneficiaries are completely vaccinated against the deadly disease, state Health Minister Rushikesh Patel said on Thursday.

    "At least 90 per cent of the eligible population has been given the first dose till today, while nearly 47 per cent, that is 2.32 crore, have been given the second dose. I urge people to come forward, so that we are able to vaccinate 100 per cent of the population with the first dose," Patel said.

     

  • 1:40 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    India thanks Bhutan PM for wishing on country's achievement of reaching 1 billion vaccination doses

  • 1:25 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    '100 cr not just a number but self-confidence of over 100 cr people': Piyush Goyal

    "1,00,00,00,000. A hundred crore is not just a number but it is the self-confidence of more than a hundred crore people. Congratulations India on this remarkable feat of administering 100 Crore doses," Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted

  • 1:21 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    100-cr milestone achieved through made-in-India vaccines: COVID Task Force chief

    "Today, India has achieved a landmark milestone. One hundred crore doses, 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in our nation, What is even more remarkable is that this has been achieved through the vaccines which have been manufactured in India," COVID Task Force chief V K Paul said.

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Karnataka Health Minister says PM Modi's leadership is inspiring

    "India's Vaccine Century could not have been possible without PM @narendramodi Ji's entrepreneurial spirit and unrelenting determination. From research to regulatory approvals, from streamlining cold storage facilities to building CoWIN, @PMOIndia's leadership has been inspiring," Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar tweeted 

  • 1:06 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Mammoth feat accomplished with unified efforts of our health ministry: Karnataka CM

    "It's an achievement that is sure to inspire the world. India has administered 100 crore vaccine doses and this mammoth feat has been accomplished with the unified efforts of our health ministry. The volunteers and above all our Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi ji who has ensured India fights the pandemic in the bravest way possible," Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai tweeted.

  • 1:00 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Government's commitment towards health safety of citizens: JP Nadda

    India has achieved 100 crore COVID19 vaccinations in less than 10 months. This shows our government's commitment towards the health safety of every person in the country. I extend heartfelt thanks to PM Modi & express gratitude towards healthcare & frontline workers, said BJP President JP Nadda

  • 12:58 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    "Congratulations, PM Modi, scientists, health workers & people of India: WHO

    "Congratulations, PM Narendra Modi, the scientists, healthworkers & people of India, on your efforts to protect the vulnerable populations from COVID19 and achieve vaccine equity targets," tweets Tedros A. Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization

  • 12:46 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    PM Modi visits vaccination site at Delhi's RML Hospital

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the vaccination site at Delhi's RML Hospital as India achieves the landmark one billion COVID19 vaccinations mark.

     

  • 12:43 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Uttar Pradesh top state to administer highest doses

    The top five states which have administered the highest number of doses are Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

  • 12:42 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    UNICEF India congratulates Modi government

    The UNICEF India also congratulated the Government of India on reaching the milestone while welcoming strides that India has made in recent months to ramp up vaccinations. "This is a tremendous achievement, given the logistical complexity of administering 1 billion doses in less than a year, in a country as vast and diverse as India. As Indian families recover from the recent devastating COVID-19 wave, for many this milestone means hope," the UNICEF India said. "Over the last few months, we have seen health workers working round-the-clock to accelerate vaccination coverage in every part of the country. Many travelled across difficult terrains to vaccinate people, including in the most remote and hard-to-reach areas. We salute the commitment and hard work of every one of these health workers. Without them, and the dedication of the scientists, doctors, manufacturers, policy makers and health managers, we would not have been able to achieve this milestone."

  • 12:28 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Salute to doctors, nurses and frontline workers who made this possible: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

  • 12:21 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Let's give govt credit: Shashi Tharoor on 100 cr vaccination

    "This is a matter of pride for all Indians. Let’s give the Government credit. After severe mismanagement of the second #Covid wave & botching the vaccination orders that might have prevented it, Govt has now partly redeemed itself. It remains accountable for its earlier failures," Senior Congress leader and MP  Shashi Tharoor tweeted.

  • 12:13 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Haryana reached 2.5 crore COVID vaccinations mark as India crossed 100 crore vaccinations: CM ML Khattar

    Today, Haryana has reached the 2.5 crore COVID19 vaccinations mark as the country crossed 100 crore vaccinations: Haryana CM ML Khattar.

     

     

  • 11:52 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    100 heritage monuments to be lit in colours of Indian flag to mark 100 cr vaccination feat

    The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will light up 100 of its heritage monuments in colours of the national flag to mark 100 crore Covid 19 vaccine doses being administered in the country, officials said on Thursday. Seventeen UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, Tughlaqabad Fort, Purana Qila, Fatehpur Sikri Agra, Ramappa Temple, Hampi, Dholavira (Gujarat), ancient Leh Palace; Currency Building and Metcalf Hall in Kolkata; Khajuraho temples (MP), and Golconda Fort in Hyderabad are among the 100 monuments which will be illuminated in tricolour, the officials said. 

  • 11:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Vice Prez M Venkaiah Naidu congratulates Central, state govts on vaccine milestone

    As the total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India crossed the 100-crore milestone, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday urged those who have not yet inoculated themselves to shed vaccine hesitancy. India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark on Thursday. "Congratulations #TeamIndia on the stupendous achievement of administering #100crore doses. My appreciation to all our frontline healthcare workers, scientists, vaccine manufacturers, central and state governments for their dedication and hard work in achieving this landmark feat," the Vice President Secretariat tweeted, quoting Naidu.

  • 11:49 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Nation now has strong shield to combat biggest pandemic in 100 years: PM Narendra Modi

    Nation now has strong shield to combat biggest pandemic in 100 years, says PM Modi.

  • 11:43 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on Jan 16 with health care workers getting inoculated in 1st phase

    The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with health care workers (HCWs) getting inoculated in the first phase. The vaccination of frontline workers (FLWs) started from February 2. The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March 1 for people over 60 years of age and those aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions. The country launched vaccination for all people aged over 45 years from April 1. The government then decided to expand its vaccination drive by allowing all above 18 to be vaccinated from May 1.

  • 11:34 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    CoWin made whole process systematic and smooth: CoWin chief

    CoWin has played a crucial role in achieving 100 crore vaccinations by making the whole process systematic and smooth. There is no other platform in the world that has scaled up so fast, said CoWIN platform Chief and CEO, National Health Authority

  • 11:32 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    This day will be registered as golden day in India's history: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

  • 11:25 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    This achievement belongs to every Indian, says PM Modi | WATCH

  • 11:24 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    'Future of Indian healthcare very bright and promising'

    Ashok Patel, CEO and Founder, Max Ventilator, said that it is a proud moment for all of us. The vaccine companies rising to the occasion will serve as an inspiration to other Indian healthcare, pharma and medical device industry players. The future of Indian healthcare here seems very bright and promising.

  • 11:14 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    A feat not many can easily achieve: Bhutan PM congratulated India

    "I have been closely following the spiraling numbers and this morning, in what is a huge accomplishment not just for your country but the world, India hits the one billion mark of COVID-19 vaccination doses this morning. On behalf of the people of Bhutan, I congratulate India! Narendra Modi PMO India." Bhutan PM said on 100 crore Covid vaccine dose landmark

    Being able to administer the shots in one billion arms, despite all the challenges, is a feat not many can easily achieve. At this time of the pandemic, any individual getting vaccinated is a progression that contributes to global herd immunity. This will be significant for all of us in emerging from the pandemic sooner. And on a practical note, being a close neighbour, we feel more secure," Prime Minister's Office - PMO said in a Facebook post

  • 11:06 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    India is 1 billion and whole world is 7 billion: ICMR DG, Dr Balram Bhargava

    "I want to congratulate everyone. We are 1 billion in our country and the whole world is 7 billion so we've already contributed 1/7 in terms of the world vaccination," ICMR DG, Dr Balram Bhargava said on achieving 100 crore Covid-19 vaccinations.

    "We've experienced from universal immunization program of several decades in India which has turned out to be very useful for rolling out this vaccination program so rapidly...entire vaccination program was free of cost is commendable from govt perspective," Dr Balram Bhargava added.

  • 10:58 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Over 12 lakh COVID-19 tests conducted in India in a day

    Over 12 lakh COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours with which the total tests conducted crossed 59.57 crore, informed Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday.

  • 10:50 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Triumph of Indian science and collective spirit: PM Modi on India's vaccine century

    "India scripts history. We are witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians. Congrats India on crossing 100 crore vaccinations. Gratitude to our doctors, nurses and all those who worked to achieve this feat," said PM Modi as India breached the 1 billion vaccines- mark today.

  • 10:45 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Historic achievement: Amit Shah as India completes 1 Billion Covid vaccine doses

  • 10:35 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    We'll continue the path of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat': Bhupender Yadav

    Today we've achieved 1 billion vaccinations. Under PM's leadership, scientists through extensive research prepared these vaccines. Through collective effort, we've achieved this mark & in future also we'll continue on the path of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', said Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

  • 10:34 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya visits COVID War Room in Delhi, interacts with staff | VIDEO

  • 10:32 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Result of efficient leadership, hard work of committed health workers: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

  • 10:23 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Congratulations: Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia, on India marking yet another milestone

    Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Thursday congratulated India for marking yet another milestone.

    "The extraordinary feat in a short span was not possible without strong political leadership, inter-sectoral convergence, dedicated efforts of the entire health & frontline workforce," Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh said.

    "India's progress must be viewed in the context of the country's commendable commitment & efforts to ensure these life savings vaccines are accessible globally," she further added.

  • 10:16 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw appeals people to shun COVID19 vaccine hesitancy

    "This is a significant milestone. Railways employees have also played an important role in achieving this milestone. We have to make sure that the people receive full vaccination. Appeal to people to shun COVID19 vaccine hesitancy," Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

  • 10:03 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Efforts must go forward to vaccinate those who haven't taken 1st dose: Dr VK Paul

    Consistency is important. First dose has been given to over 75% of adults, but at the same time, 25% of adults, who are eligible to receive free vaccination are still unvaccinated. Efforts must go forward to vaccinate those who haven't taken the first dose: Dr VK Paul on India crossing 100 crore vaccination.

     

  • 10:00 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Congratulations to healthcare workers, people of India: Dr VK Paul on India crossing 100 crore vaccination

    Congratulations to the people and healthcare workers of India. It is remarkable to reach 1 billion dose mark for any nation, an achievement in just over 9 months since the vaccination program started in India: Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, NITI Aayog on India crossing 100 crore vaccination.

     

  • 9:53 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    PM Modi visits RML Hospital as number of Covid vaccine doses administered in India crosses 100 crore mark

    Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits RML Hospital as the number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India crosses the 100 crore mark.

     

  • 9:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    1,400-kg handwoven khadi tricolour which was unfurled in Leh to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 152nd birth anniversary to be displayed at Red Fort to mark 100 crore doses

    “The same 1,400-kg handwoven khadi tricolour, the largest in the country, which was unfurled in Leh to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 152nd birth anniversary and the 75th year of Independence will also be displayed at the Red Fort to mark the occasion (100 crore doses)”, a source said.

     

  • 9:19 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    We'll go in mission mode after 100 crore doses are administered: Mansukh Mandaviya

    "After 100 crore doses are administered, we will go in mission mode to ensure that those who have taken their first dose take their second dose too to ensure they are protected against COVID-19," Mansukh Mandaviya said.

     

     

  • 9:17 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    SpiceJet will unveil special livery at Delhi airport to celebrate 100 crore vaccine milestone today

    SpiceJet will unveil a special livery at the Delhi airport to celebrate the 100 crore vaccine milestone on Thursday. The health minister, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh will be present on the occasion.

  • 9:17 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    India is close to making a vaccine century: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

    "The country is close to making a vaccine century. To be a part of this golden opportunity, I appeal to the citizens who are yet to be vaccinated to contribute to this historic golden vaccination journey of India by getting vaccinated immediately," Mansukh Mandaviya said in a tweet in Hindi.

  • 9:16 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    A series of events have been lined up to mark the milestone on COVID vaccination exercise

    To mark the milestone on the COVID-19 vaccination exercise, a series of events have been lined up. Dr Mandaviya will launch a song and an audiovisual film to celebrate this occasion at the Red Fort.