The Centre is set to allow all workplaces, public and private, to organise vaccination sessions at their premises if the workplace has about 100 eligible beneficiaries. States & UTs have been asked to prepare themselves for this launch by April 11.

   

From April 11, Centre to allow Covid-19 vaccination sessions at workplaces having 100 eligible beneficiaries

WHAT?

The Centre is set to allow all workplaces, public and private, to organise vaccination sessions at their premises if the workplace has about 100 eligible beneficiaries.

WHEN?

States & UTs have been asked to prepare themselves for this launch by April 11.

HOW?

  • Beneficiaries will be required to register in CoWIN portal.
  • No family member or outsider would be allowed to get the shot at the workplace barring the eligible employee.
  • The workplace will have to be linked to cold chain facilities as also private and government vaccination centres.
  • The existing health infrastructure in these workplaces would be allowed to be utilised for vaccination.
  • The allocated government or private Covid-19 vaccination centre will be tasked to train healthcare workers for the vaccination drive.
  • The district administration will deploy vaccination teams at government workplaces. Private vaccination centres will deploy healthcare staff at private workplaces.