Universal Immunisation Programme

COVID-19: One crore frontline healthcare workers identified to receive vaccine in first phase

Five vaccine candidates are in advanced stages of development in India, out of which four are in Phase II/III and one is in Phase-I/II trials.

published on : 24th November 2020

Anganwadi centres, schools, panchayat buildings to be used as COVID-19 vaccination sites

Vaccine, once available, would be distributed under a special COVID-19 inoculation programme, using the processes, technology and network of the existing Universal Immunisation Programme.

published on : 6th November 2020

COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed under special immunization programme: Officials

The Centre has started the process of identifying around 30 crore priority beneficiaries who will be given vaccine in the initial phase.

published on : 23rd October 2020