The Covid-19 pandemic has created chaos throughout the world. Two years already into it, the pandemic is still affecting people to a large extent. However, vaccines have been curated to handle the virus and they have emerged as a great tool to manage it. As we are on the topic of vaccines, it is important to include that a video of India’s External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar talking about the benefits of the CoWin portal has gone viral online.
The video which is now viral was originally shared by Arun Pudur,a businessman on Twitter. In the 57-second video, S Jaishankar is seen talking about his trip to the United States in 2021, after the Covid-19 bans were lifteḍ.
There, he went to a restaurant with his son. They were asked to show their vaccination certificates at the entrance. What happened next is worth the attention it has got on Twitter. While Jaishankar showed his certificate on his phone,his son took out his certificate from his wallet and gave it. This illustrates the difference of advancements made in India versus in the US. Jaishankar through this narration of this incident was trying to pinpoint the advantages of having the CoWin portal and how it has made it easier for everyone.
CoWin is an Indian government web portal for Covid-19 vaccination registration. The caption of the post goes like “This is so fun – and so illustrative of the new world! Dr S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs India went to a restaurant with his son in the US and what happened next is hilarious,”
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The video gathered more than 2 lakh views online. Netizens completely agreed with Jaishankar and felt good about his statement.
One user wrote”A step ahead of developed countries. India in the 75th year of Independence. Illustrative of New India,”
Another wrote “No doubt India has done exemplary in COVID management including creation of online database and rolling out apps like COWIN”