Post offices begin booking free slots for vaccination
The Postal Department has started registration for the COVID vaccination as a measure of social service and to ensure the protection of people from the infectious virus.
The slot reservation process has been resumed to assist with registration for vaccination so that large numbers of people, especially in rural areas, are not excluded from the government’s mass vaccination campaign.
“The service has already been used in 36 main post offices, 643 post sub-offices and 10 branches in the Hyderabad headquarters area and the Hyderabad area in the Telangana Circle”, explains the deputy director of the office. of the post general manager Hyderabad K. Venkatarami Reddy mentioned.
In the next phase, 800 more post offices would be included. People must reach the post office with their photo IDs, such as Aadhaar and cell phone, to allow post office staff to complete the process with a unique password generated and sent to their cell phones. .
“Given the problems faced by a large number of people in rural areas to register for immunization due to the lack of smartphones and connectivity issues, the Post Department has started assisting with the registration of appointments. you for the vaccination, ”Mr. Venkatarami Told Reddy.
Postal service staff would use the Common Service Branch Office (BO-CSC) Co-WIN app via a mobile app, for which no service charge is levied. According to a press release, people could take advantage of the vaccine slot reservation facility at post offices for free.