Health ministers of Maharashtra, Odisha and Delhi have publically declared that their stock of covid vaccines is running out.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took the first dose of Covaxin, India's homegrown coronavirus vaccine developed by biotechnology firm Bharat Biotech and Indian Council of Medical Research, addressing the hesitancy over the COVID-19 vaccine.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi on Monday.
The Covid-19 vaccines- Covaxin and Covishield, will be made available to the general public from today.
The eligible persons will be able to register at the Co-WIN2.0 portal through their mobile number, through a step-by-step process.
"Today's India is not afraid of working on experiments for solving problems. The world's largest banking inclusion campaign is ongoing in India. The world's largest toilet building, house-providing, clean-drinking water providing, and vaccination drive is in India," PM Modi said.
PM Modi launched the pan-India rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday via video conferencing.
The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan has informed citizens about the Co-Win platform that will be used to monitor the vaccination drive in the country.
PM Modi said that the Indian vaccines, made to suit the conditions in the country, will make India win in its fight against the coronavirus.
A total of 3006 session sites across all states and union territories will be virtually connected during the launch. Around 100 beneficiaries will be vaccinated at each session site on the inaugural day, the union health ministry has said.