After laying the muse stone of a brand new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Gujarat’s Rajkot through videoconference, Modi mentioned: “In 2020, there was a question mark from all sides due to Covid-19 pandemic. But 2021 is coming with the hope of treatment of Covid-19.”
He mentioned that he was hopeful that the best way by which India fought unitedly towards the an infection, it will equally work arduous to make the vaccination programme profitable.
The Prime Minister mentioned that when India confronted any downside, all the nation united to assist one another.”The way in which people took proper steps is the reason why we are in good condition even amid the pandemic, despite a 1.3 billion population. More than one crore people have fought the pandemic and won. India’s record is much better than other countries in fight against Covid-19,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that the variety of infections in India have been taking place.
Pointing out that ‘well being is wealth’, Modi mentioned: “This year taught us this maxim. When there is any attack on health, it affects the family and the entire society comes in its grip.”
The Prime Minister additionally mentioned that it was time to recollect on the final day of the outgoing 12 months the frontline warriors who safeguarded individuals whereas risking their lives.
“I pay my humble tributes to all frontline warriors who lost their lives in the line of duty,” Modi mentioned, including that the nation additionally paid tributes to scientists, staff, medical doctors concerned within the combat towards Covid-19 and people working tirelessly for creating a vaccine for coronavirus.
“In the last six years, we’ve started work on 10 new AIIMS, out of which some are already functional. Apart from AIIMS, 20 super speciality hospitals are also being built in the country,” the Prime Minister mentioned.
For the brand new AIIMS venture in Rajkot costing Rs 1,195 crore, 201 acres of land has been allotted. It is predicted to be accomplished by mid-2022.
The state-of-the-art 750-bed hospital could have 30-bed AAYUSH block, providing 125 MBBS and 60 nursing seats to college students.