Global trust earned by our healthcare sector led to India being called pharmacy of the world, says PM Modi

PM Modi spoke at the first Global Innovation Summit of Pharmaceuticals sector. 

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 23:25
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the first Global Innovation Summit of Pharmaceuticals sector via video conferencing on Thursday (November 18). He said, "I invite you all to ideate in India, innovate in India, make in India and make for the world. We have the talent, resources, and ecosystem required for innovation and enterprise." 

PM also touched on various topics including COVID-19 vaccines. 

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18 November 2021, 18:52 PM

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18 November 2021, 18:51 PM

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18 November 2021, 16:51 PM

PM Modi at Global Innovation Summit of Pharmaceuticals sector

The combination of high quality and quantity at affordable prices has generated immense interest in the Indian pharma sector around the world. Since 2014, the Indian healthcare sector has attracted over USD 12 billion in FDI: PM

We exported more than 65 million doses of COVID vaccines to nearly 100 countries this year. Over the coming months, as we ramp up our vaccine production capacities, we will do much more: PM Modi

18 November 2021, 16:48 PM

PM Modi at first Global Innovation Summit of Pharmaceuticals sector

I invite you all to ideate in India, innovate in India, make in India and make for the world. We have the talent, resources, and ecosystem required for innovation and enterprise: PM Narendra Modi 

We must think about ramping up domestic manufacturing of key ingredients for vaccine and medicines. This is one frontier that India has to conquer: PM Modi 

We exported more than 65 million doses of COVID vaccines to nearly 100 countries this year. Over the coming months, as we ramp up our vaccine production capacities, we will do much more: PM

18 November 2021, 12:27 PM

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18 November 2021, 12:26 PM

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18 November 2021, 12:21 PM

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18 November 2021, 12:21 PM

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18 November 2021, 12:14 PM

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18 November 2021, 11:43 AM

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18 November 2021, 11:43 AM

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18 November 2021, 11:42 AM

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18 November 2021, 09:39 AM

PM says, "Essential for democracies to work together...It should also recognise national rights&promote trade, investment&larger public good. Take Crypto-Currency or Bitcoin for example. Important that all democracies work together&ensure it doesn't end up in wrong hands."

18 November 2021, 09:39 AM

"There is a large effort to prepare India for the future. We are investing in developing indigenous capability in telecom technology such as 5G and 6G; India is one of the leading nations in artificial intelligence," said PM Modi at Sydney Dialogue. 

18 November 2021, 09:38 AM

"India has the world's third-largest and fastest-growing ecosystem. New unicorns are coming up every few weeks to provide solutions to everything from health to national security," said PM Modi at Sydney Dialogue. 

18 November 2021, 09:17 AM

"Five important transitions taking place in India. We're building world's most extensive public information infrastructure...We're on our way to connecting 600,00 villages; used technology to deliver over 1.1 billion doses of vaccines across India using Cowin &Aarogya Setu," said PM Modi. 

18 November 2021, 09:17 AM

"As a democracy & digital leader, India is ready to work with partners for our shared prosperity & security. India's digital revolution is rooted in our democracy, our demography & the scale of our economy. It's powered by enterprise & innovation of our youth," said PM Narendra Modi. 

18 November 2021, 09:11 AM

"Technology has become a major instrument of global competition & key to shaping future international order. Technology & data are becoming new weapons. The biggest strength of democracy is openness, at the same time we shouldn't allow vested interests to misuse this openness," said PM Modi. 

18 November 2021, 09:11 AM

"It is reshaping international competition, power and leadership. It has ushered in a new era of opportunities for progress and prosperity. But, we also face new risks & new forms of conflicts across diverse threats from sea-bed to cyber to space," said PM Modi. 

18 November 2021, 09:10 AM

"We are in a time of change that happens once in an era. The digital age is changing everything around us. It has redefined politics, economy & society. It is raising new questions on sovereignty, governance, ethics, law, rights & security," said PM Modi addresses Sydney Dialogue. 

18 November 2021, 09:10 AM

"Australia-India share deep friendship & our relations will grow even more with time. We are making great progress in so many areas including space, science, digital technologyy. It's an honour for Australia that PM Modi is addressing Sydney dialogue," said Australia PM Scott Morrison.

18 November 2021, 09:04 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Sydney Dialogue. Watch here: 

18 November 2021, 09:03 AM

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18 November 2021, 08:57 AM

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18 November 2021, 08:57 AM

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18 November 2021, 08:03 AM

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18 November 2021, 08:02 AM

PM Modi will deliver the keynote address at The Sydney Dialogue today. The Sydney Dialogue is being held from November 17-19. It is an initiative of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. The event will also witness a keynote address by the Former Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe.

It will bring together political, business and government leaders to debate, generate new ideas and work towards common understandings of the opportunities and challenges posed by emerging and critical technologies.