PM Modi Speech Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation today i.e. on 7th June 2021 during evening hours. The Prime Minister announced a centralized vaccination drive, saying all vaccines will now be procured by Govt of India and given to the states for free. The private hospitals can continue to acquire 25 percent of the vaccines. The move will enable free vaccination for all above 18 years of age. PM Modi stressed that COVID-19 vaccines are the only way to beat the invisible enemy i.e. Coronvirus and that it can be out shield as we continue our fight ahead.
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07 Jun 05:05 PMWatch PM Modi’s Live Address to the Nation Here
Watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi address the nation live today. He is expected to speak on unlock plan for the next few weeks and also touch up vaccine ramp-up plan in the coming months.
07 Jun 05:53 PMAll citizens above 18 years to get free vaccines from Centre
PM Modi has announced that all citizens from 18 years and above will get free vaccines from government vaccination centres.
07 Jun 05:53 PMStates to be given free vaccines from June 21st
All states will get free vaccines from June 21st. These vaccines will be administered to all above 18 years. Hence, all citizens after June 21st can get vaccinated for free at government vaccination centres, unlike before when only those aged above 45 years could get access to free vaccines.
25% of vaccination work with states will now be handled by the Centre, it will be implemented in the coming two weeks. Both State and Centre to work as per new guidelines in the coming two weeks. From June 21 June, free vaccine for people above 18 years: PM Modi— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:52 PMPradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana to be extended till Diwali
PM Modi announces extension in Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till Diwali to support the poor and vulnerable who were impacted due to lockdowns amid the second wave of COVID pandemic. All poor will be free ration under the scheme till Diwali. Under the extension, 80 crore poor will be provided free ration.
Govt has decided to extend Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till Diwali. 80 crore poor will be provided free ration, under the scheme: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/PQhgCFSCV2— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:41 PMWhat about those who get vaccinated at private hospitals?
Prime Minister Modi announced that private hospitals can only charge Rs 150 as service charge on vaccines.
Private hospitals can only charge Rs 150 as service charge on vaccines: PM Modi— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:34 PMCentre to buy 75 percent of vaccines, Private hospitals can buy 25 percent of vaccines
Centre will buy 75 percent of vaccines, while Private hospitals can still buy 25 percent of vaccines. Earlier centre was acquiring 50 percent of the vaccines, states were urged to acquire 25 percent of the vaccines while the private hospitals could acquire 25 percent. However, the inability of the states to acquire vaccine doses has forced centre to take back state's 25 percent and acquire vaccines on their behalf as well.
07 Jun 05:32 PMPM Modi addresses vaccine hesitancy, slams campaign against vaccination
Addressing vaccine hesitancy and campaigns against vaccination, PM Modi asks people not to believe rumours and misinformation.
07 Jun 05:28 PMPM Modi announces centralised vaccination drive
PM Modi has announced centralized vaccine drive, all vaccines will be procured by Govt of India and given to States for free. All states will be given vaccines free of cost from June 21st, informed PM Modi while announced a change in centre's vaccination policy.
PM Modi announces centralized vaccine drive, all vaccines will be procured by Govt of India and given to States for free. pic.twitter.com/wBuKFLfm5q— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:23 PMCentre to take full responsibility of vaccination: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stated that the centre has decided to take full responsibility to supply vaccines to the states.
07 Jun 05:20 PMVery less vaccine manufacturers in world compared to its demand: PM Modi
PM Modi noted that there is very less number of vaccine manufacturers in world compared to its demand. He said, " Imagine what would have happened in India if we didn't have vaccines. If you look at history of last 50-60 yrs, you will know that it used to take decades for India to get vaccines from abroad."
There is very less number of vaccine manufacturers in world compared to its demand. Imagine what would have happened in India if we didn't have vaccines. If you look at history of last 50-60 yrs, you will know that it used to take decades for India to get vaccines from abroad: PM pic.twitter.com/J1DDI3WmdU— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:19 PMPM Modi assures to ramp up vaccine supply
Prime Minister Modi has assured that the vaccine supply will be ramped up in the coming months. He stated that 7 companies are producing different vaccines in India and 3 are in advance stages. Two more are expected soon. Even for children, two vaccines are under trials in India. A nasal vaccine is also being researched upon.
Vaccine supply will be increasing in the coming days. Seven companies in the country are producing different vaccines, 3 vaccine trials at advanced stage: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/Y0iyda4ktQ— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:16 PMCOVID-19 deadliest pandemic in the last 100 years: PM
The Prime Minister stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is the deadliest pandemic in the past 100 years. He said that the modern world has not seen such a pandemic. He stressed that our country has fought this pandemic at many levels.
This is the deadliest pandemic in the past 100 years. The modern world has not seen such a pandemic. Our country has fought this pandemic at many levels: PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/2bY1WZ3QkX— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:14 PMUnprecedented rise in demand for medical oxygen in April/ May: PM
PM Modi noted that there was an unprecedented rise in the demand for oxygen in April and May. He reiterated that the government worked on war footing to tackle the shortage. He stated that the government left no stone unturned to get required supplies.
New health infrastructure has been developed in the 1.5 years with COVID hospitals, ventilators beds, to preparing a network of testing labs. During the 2nd wave in April-May, demand for medical oxygen increased at an unprecedented rate: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/CUYaxCaN7t— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
07 Jun 05:13 PMVaccine manufacturers supported by Govt at every step
Prime Minister Modi noted that the centre has provided funds for research and development of the vaccines. He stressed that the centre has provided the vaccine manufacturers with support at every step.
07 Jun 05:06 PMVaccination only shield: PM Modi
PM Modi reiterates that vaccination is the only shield against COVID-19. He said that the made-in-India vaccines were lifesavers. He stated that in the past procuring vaccines from abroad took a lot of time.
07 Jun 05:01 PMPM Modi begins address to nation
The Prime Minister expresses his support and condolence to each family that has lost their loved and close ones.
07 Jun 05:00 PMIndia's COVID curve flattening?
India's daily coronavirus infections have fallen to just above 1 lakh, much below the 4 lakh daily rise in infections reported earlier. This has led people to believe that India's COVID curve is flattening.
07 Jun 04:57 PMPM Modi's ninth address to nation
Today's address would be the Prime Minister's ninth address to the nation. He has addressed the nation eight times in the past.
07 Jun 04:55 PMPM to announce vaccine roadmap?
As per media reports, the Prime Minister is likely to discuss vaccine roadmap and announce economic stimulus.
07 Jun 04:52 PMPM Modi's address to begin shortly
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation shortly. The Prime Minister is likely to address India's fight against COVID.
07 Jun 04:29 PMDo you think PM Modi has managed 2nd Wave of COVID-19 well?
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07 Jun 01:47 PMIndia reports over 1 lakh new COVID cases, 2427 deaths in last 24 hours
India reported 1,00,636 new COVID-19 cases, 1,74,399 recoveries and 2427 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.
This takes India's total coronavirus count to 2,89,09,975 confirmed cases, which includes 14,01,609 active cases, 2,71,59,180 discharges and 3,49,186 deaths.
India reports 1,00,636 new #COVID19 cases, 1,74,399 discharges, and 2427 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2021
Total cases: 2,89,09,975
Total discharges: 2,71,59,180
Death toll: 3,49,186
Active cases: 14,01,609
Total vaccination: 23,27,86,482 pic.twitter.com/3DNEhXAN4E
07 Jun 01:44 PMIndia hardest-hit nation by COVID-19 pandemic
India is currently the hardest-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in terms of the daily death toll. Despite a fall in positivity rate, several parts of the nation are still under a lockdown while few states have started their unlocking process.
07 Jun 01:41 PMPM Modi addressed the nation last on April 20th
The Prime Minister had last addressed the nation on April 20, 2021 when the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic had begun wreaking havoc across the nation. PM Modi had said that the second COVID-19 wave has come as a tornado but he urged the states to use lockdown as the last option and instead focus on micro-containment zones.
The Prime Minister had said that let us defeat coronavirus without a lockdown, as we have to save our economy. However, most of the states resorted to imposing local lockdowns and restrictions to break the chain of transmission, as the COVID-19 situation almost got out of control.
07 Jun 01:31 PMPM Modi to address nation at 5 pm today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official twitter handle informed that PM Modi will be addressing the nation at 5 pm today.
Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi will address the nation at 5 PM today, 7th June.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) June 7, 2021