NEW DELHI: Amid the information on Covid-19 vaccination, the next phase of the world’s largest vaccination drive for the age-appropriate population groups will commence from March 1st.
Registration will open at 9:00 am on 1st March 2021 (at www.cowin.gov.in). People will be able to register and book and appointment for vaccination, anytime and anywhere, using the COWIN 2.0 portal or through other IT applications such as Arogya Setu etc.
This information was shared during the orientation workshop organised by the Union Health Ministry and the National Health Authority (NHA) for the 10,000 private hospitals under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, more than 600 hospitals empanelled under CGHS and other private hospitals empanelled under State Government’s Health Insurance Schemes, on Co-WIN2.0.
The modalities of the new features integrated in the CoWIN2.0 digital platform were explained to them. The private empanelled COVID Vaccination Centers (CVCs) were also trained on various aspects of the process of vaccination and management of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) through video conference with the support of the National Health Authority (NHA).
The eligible persons will be able to register at the Co-WIN2.0 portal through their mobile number, through a process. With one mobile number, a person can register as many as four beneficiaries. However, all those registered on one mobile number will have nothing in common except the mobile number. The Photo ID Card Number for each such beneficiary must be different, an individual can use the documents Aadhar card, PAN, Passport, DL, NPR card and pension etc.