By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 15, 2020 09:23 IST
PM Modi's Independence Day 2020 Speech: PM announces Digital Health ID Card from Red Fort

Under Digital Health Mission, unique Digital Health ID card to be generated to all citizens of the country, PM Modi announces in his Independence Day speech from Red Fort. On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi rolls-out centre Government’s plan to strengthen the national health mission and bringing digitalization in the NHM. Digital Health ID card to carry all data of the citizen including health tests, blood group, test reports, appointment with doctor, previous diagnosis and health condition.

Prime Minister Modi during his Independence Day speech from Red Fort announced the National Digital Health Mission. Taking one more step forward to the Digital India, PM said that as per the mission, every Indian will have a unique health ID. This will revolutionise the Indian health sector, PM added.

PM Modi bowing his head toward the Corona Warriors, saluted their service to the nation during the tough time. Speaking on the Corona vaccine he said, our Scientists, Researchers are working day and night and they are like saints, working with their full potential. Not one or two currently three vaccine candidates are at different stages of testing in country.

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“All of us are waiting for a vaccine for Covid-19. I want to tell you that three vaccine candidates are at different stages of testing in the country. A made in India vaccine will be out soon", says Prime Minister.