November 13, 2016
Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Serum Institute of India
from Left : Hon'ble Union Minister Shri. Prakash Javadekar, NCP
Chief Shri. Sharad Pawar, Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla, Mr. Adar Poonawalla,
Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri. Narendra Modi, His Excellency
Governor of Maharashtra Shri. C Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister of
Maharashtra Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Hon'ble Minister
of Food & Drugs Administration, Govt. of Maharashtra Shri. Girish
Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi visited the Serum Institute of
India on Sunday 13th November and met with the
Chairman & Managing Director Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla
and CEO Mr. Adar Poonawalla.
The Prime Minister expressed appreciation over the largest vaccine
manufacturing facility in the world that makes low cost vaccines to
protect children and encouraged the Poonawalla's to make vaccines against
diseases at affordable rates and make them available to all.
The Prime Minister also evinced interest in the "Adar Poonawalla
Clean City" initiative launched by the Poonawalla Group and mentioned that
it was a good project under the Swachh Bharat Mission and that the initiative
should be a model for other cities.