During the first phase, nearly 30 crore people will receive the jab.The COVID-19 vaccine will be offered first to healthcare workers, frontline workers and to persons above 50 years of age
The COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) system — a digitalised platform — will be used to track enlisted beneficiaries for the vaccination and anti-coronavirus vaccines on a real-time basis. At the vaccination site, only pre-registered beneficiaries will be vaccinated in accordance with the prioritisation. There will be no provision for on the-spot registrations.
"The latest electoral roll for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly election will be used to identify the population aged 50 years or more," the central government said recently.
Twelve photo-identity documents, including Voter ID, Aadhar card, driving license, passport and pension document, will be required for self-registration on the Co-WIN website, it added.