In a bid to ensure COVID vaccination of senior citizens and differently abled population the health ministry has accepted recommendations from a Technical Expert Committee of the Union Ministry on the guidelines for Near to Home COVID Vaccination Centres (NHCVC).
NHCVC for elderly and differently-abled citizens aims to follow a community-based, flexible and people-centric approach, bringing the COVID Vaccination Centres nearer to homes of people having limited mobility due to their physical condition.
According to the government's official statement, these Near to Home COVID Vaccination Centres will be organized specially for the below mentioned eligible population:
>> All individuals above 60 years age with no vaccination or first dose vaccination.
>> All individuals below 60 years with disability due to physical or medical conditions.