Vaccination of children between the ages of 15 and 18 is starting from January 3 in the country. Like adults, children must register for the vaccine. Children will also be registered on the CoWIN platform. The CEO of the National Health Authority, Dr. R.S. From January 1, children between the ages of 15 and 18 will be able to register for the vaccine, Sharma said.

According to news agency ANI, the government said on Monday morning that children could use the student ID for this. The head of the ANIA CoWIN platform, Dr. R.S. Sharma quoted CoWIN as saying that there is a provision for students to use their ID card for registration as some do not even have Aadhaar card.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that children would be vaccinated against the corona virus from January 3. He said this would speed up the fight against the virus and help bring schools across the country back to normalcy.

He announced the start of vaccinations for children between the ages of 15 and 18. The number of people aged 15 to 18 is between 7 and 8 crores. They will now be given a dose of Bharat Biotech covacin. The government has approved Covexin for emergency use on children between the ages of 12 and 18.