The Centre on Sunday said CoWIN, which is an online platform for monitoring Coronavirus vaccine delivery, shall form the foundation for the COVID-19 inoculation drive as it will be citizen-centric so that the vaccine is available anytime and anywhere.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier said that India’s vaccination drive which is set to begin from January 16 will be the world’s largest inoculation program.
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As the country prepares for the nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccine, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare held a video conference with officials from states and Union Territories to discuss on the efficiency of the CoWIN software and its operational use as it was used during the vaccination dry runs.
The meeting was chaired by Ram Sewak Sharma, the Chairman of Empowered Group on Technology and Data Management to combat Coronavirus and member of National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration of COVID-19.