Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the top coronavirus vaccine researching laboratories in three Indian cities so as to observe the whole vaccine development process. The Prime Minister’s office reported that the intentions of the visit are to witness India’s preparations, challenges and roadmap in its endeavour to deliver a cure to the people.

The Prime Minister started the tour by going to pharmaceuticals company Zydus Cadila’s plant outside of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The plant was established in the Changodar industrial area which is approximately 20 km away from Ahmedabad. It was reported that PM Modi will remain at the plant for an hour. Zydus Cadilla had previously revealed the completion of its vaccine ZyCoV-D’s first phase of clinical trials and it began the second phase in August.

PM Modi then reached Hyderabad, Telangana to visit the Bharat BioTech, working on a vaccine named Covaxin without International partnership and calling it to be India’s first indigenously development vaccine. As per previous reports, PM Modi was to reach there and see the firm’s progress in the vaccine’s development.

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Lastly, PM Modi will travel to Pune, Maharashtra through airplane where the Serum Institute of India (SII) is situated. It is developing a vaccine in partnership with global pharma major AstraZeneca and Oxford University. PM Modi will check the Institute’s progress in the development of a vaccine.

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