#NationalVaccinationDay2021

16 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
National Vaccination Day is celebrated every year on March 16 in India. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • India will observe National Vaccination Day on Tuesday and it holds great significance this year
  • India on Monday crossed the 30 million mark in its efforts to vaccinate the citizens for COVID
  • The National Vaccination Day is celebrated every year to spread awareness about the of importance of vaccination

16 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medical worker prepares to administer a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to a municipal worker in New Delhi. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The National Vaccination Day was first observed in the year 1995
  • India its started Pulse Polio Programme in 1995
  • The day was started with an aim to curb Polio plaguing the world