February 25, 2021

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NEW DELHI: Defects in the use of Co-Vin reported from Govt vaccination session sites are mainly due to minor software issues related to the initial release of small vaccines and training sessions in some places but are unfamiliar to those who use it, officials overseeing the platform said.
One reason for the delay is that vaccinated individuals and others do not appear at the same time – day not listed – showing. Co-functions have changed, allowing administrators to register users, but a shot is not planned, so vaccination capability is not used.
Developed issues are adequately addressed on a real-time basis, senior officials said, adding that there was no significant disruption or recession in the vaccine process due to software flaws.
“When such a plan is developed on an unprecedented scale, minor software vulnerabilities can occur and when they are received by us, we address them in real time,” said authoritarian leader Ram Sehwag Sharma on technology and data management to combat Govt-19. The team told the TOI.
“Statistics show that these minor deficiencies have caused disruptions because the vaccine happened as it should,” said Sharma, a member of the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Govt-19.
These comments come amid concerns about Co’s technical shortcomings, which have led to a drop in vaccines at various centers. Co-Win is a cloud-based IT platform created by the Center to Implement, Monitor and Evaluate the Vaccine Immunization Movement. This application is used to identify and authorize users, as well as to purchase, distribute and monitor vaccine products.
Co-tracking officials on a real-time basis say the app was developed with the ability to handle data for up to 50 million users a day, and so far no major technical glitches have been found.
As many as 6.3 lakh beneficiaries were vaccinated till Tuesday evening through 11,660 sessions conducted across India. Officials said Co-Vin is lightweight and easy to use and is designed with it in mind that it can be used even in remote locations. “It works even with a 2G connection and is designed to work even when there is no connection. It will capture the data taken and then sync with the main server when the connection arrives,” the official said.