India marks the first anniversary of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19.
The world’s largest vaccination drive began on January 16, 2021, with health workers.
Then it was opened for the frontline workers on 2nd February 2021 followed by the 60-plus age group and those above 45-years and comorbid from 1st March and for all above 18 years from 1st May in 2021.
India administered 100 crore vaccine doses in October 2021.
The drive for administering the precautionary doses to the healthcare workers, frontline workers and sixty-plus individuals commenced on 10th January 2022.
Vaccination of children in the age group of 15-18 years was started from 3rd January 2022.