India is one of the countries that was hit very adversely with the arrival of the COVID-19, and with the second wave of the deadly virus unleashing destruction upon the nation, it is unmistakably evident that the lone answer for keeping away any more waves is to get as many individuals inoculated as soon as possible.
Recently, the government opened the vaccination slots for the population of the age group 18-44, but the enrolment process of getting yourself vaccinated is another massive challenge due to the unavailability of vaccines at some locations. The primary battle is some do not get arrangements and don’t have the foggiest idea about the cycle. With the government unveiling the application programming interface (APIs) for the CoWin entry, techies have developed their own third-party agents and interfaces that help people track all the vaccination centers near them and the interfaces also help them in booking a slot.
This list comprises five such platforms that have helped people grab a slot at the vaccination centres.
VaccinateMe by HealthifyMe
HealthifyMe has launched a platform called VaccinateMe that acts as a notification to people about the availability of slots. It comes with various filters which help the users search for a slot in real-time. These automated filters have several categories, you can search for slots available for different age groups for Covisheild and Covaxin both. It is very easy to access the portal through the web or the HealthifyMe app.
Computerized payment monster Paytm has additionally dispatched a ‘Covid-19 Vaccine Finder’ apparatus, which is incorporated inside the application to help residents check the accessibility of inoculation spaces for a particular date. The immunization locator is accessible on Paytm’s smaller than normal application store that was dispatched a year ago. Clients need to enter postal codes or region names, select their age gatherings. In the event of inaccessibility, click on the ‘inform me when spaces are free’ alternative to get constant updates.
They have launched a very simple application that allows the users to be notified about available vaccine slots nearby. The clients can basically check for space accessibility or subscribe to get notifications by just entering a few personal details such as postal code, email address, and year of birth.
BANKIT is a company that helps people with a platform for easy, fast, and reliable digital transactions and services under one roof. They have a goal to provide these services to even the most remote locations of the county. With the arrival of the second wave of the virus, they have helped the people of tier 2 and 3 cities of India who are not aware of the appointment process. BANKIT agents present in those areas at their stores are helping them getting a slot faster. Similarly, they are also helping people book a slot through their app and website portal. They have more than 50,000 stores in the corresponding areas for assistance in registration and booking slots.
The Under45.in site is created by software engineer Berty Thomas to help individuals between 18-44 discover Covid vaccine slots and openings close by. The site presently guides clients to a Telegram station for updates, given that the authority CoWin APIs have been restricted by the public authority. The Telegram stations are made for each region separately.