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Chain of vaccination

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Government of Jammu and Kashmir has been making all the arrangements for the distribution of covid vaccines to different places so that there is no crisis in the field.

Lot of high level meetings have been held in the recent past in order to streamline the process and to keep administration ready for the vaccine distribution.

Covid-19 has engulfed not only Jammu and Kashmir but also Ladakh region and there is a need to provide this vaccine on priority to all those people who are most vulnerable to this infection.

Recently, In order to rationalize Vaccine Flow and distribution across J&K, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched the Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) here at Raj Bhavan.

Commissioner Secretary Health gave a comprehensive presentation on the progress of eVIN in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir. He informed the Lieutenant Governor that the Metadata Collection of Cold Chain Points (CCPs) and uploading of data in eVIN cloud server has been completed. Training of 689 Cold Chain Handlers and uploading data of 585 Cold Chain Points has been done and all districts have gone LIVE in eVIN.

While highlighting some of the key features of eVIN, the Lt Governor was apprised that this unique web-based system consists of mobile and web-based application for cold chain handlers which embraces technology to effectively manage real-time stock inventory, maintenance of temperature at all levels of cold chain hence maintaining the potency of the vaccines. This application also helps in accessing vaccine requirements, emergency management of vaccine logistics, route planning of vaccines, and stock reallocation.

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