PM Modi to address CoWIN Global Conclave today
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the CoWIN Global Conclave today as India will offer the CoWIN platform as a digital public good to other countries to run their own COVID-19 inoculation drives.
About 50 countries, including Canada, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama and Uganda, have shown interest in adopting the digital platform for their vaccination drives, Dr RS Sharma, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Authority (NHA), had said recently. Sharma had also said that India is ready to share the open-source CoWIN software for free
PM Modi’s address is scheduled to begin at 3 pm. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the conclave being held virtual amid the COVID-19 pandemic.