The plea urged that authorities should not insist on the production of the Aadhar card as the only proof of identification for the purpose of administering COVID-19 vaccination.
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An activist had filed an RTI query seeking to know from the government the number of people who had received the first dose of vaccines but did not take the second within the stipulated time.
The bench noted that it cannot direct the Union government on the issue of allocation of vaccines, as it was a pan-India policy.
The total number of vaccine doses administered in the national capital stands at 85,20,756, including 65,54,851 first doses and 19,65,905 second doses.
He said that CoWIN can be adapted for health interventions across the world and India stands ready to make it available to its partners.
Limnesh Augustine, based in Bahrain has developed a Windows desktop application titled 'CowinSearchHelper' for searching and finding the slots easily.
Health department sources said 1,97,217 beneficiaries, including 1,36,170 HCWs and 61,047 FLWs registered with the portal are yet to be inoculated.
The tele-registration system by GRH management in association with the civic society ‘Covid-free Madurai’ helps in pre-booking slots to take the vaccine at the centre.
One Sarojini Chhatoi said she had registered on the CoWIN portal and booked a slot for vaccination at Ashwini Covid hospital on June 1.
The system provides the option of rescheduling or cancellation of an appointment to the beneficiaries.
The service has already been started in 36 head post offices, 643 sub post offices and 10 branch post offices.
Md Kalim (43), a newspaper hawker from Tinikonia Bagicha has been fervently trying to book a slot on the CoWIN portal for Covid vaccination.
People are now questioning the transparency in the booking system. On Thursday, BMC announced that new slots on the CoWIN portal will be opened for booking at 7 pm.
With this decision, all age groups are eligible to take their vaccine, albeit at higher costs.