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Third phase of COVID-19 vaccination begins today

Newdelhi:1/5/21:The liberalised and accelerated phase three of the COVID-19 vaccination drive has started today. Everyone above the age of 18 years will be administered the COVID-19 vaccine in this phase. The registration process for this phase is on and over 2.66 crore people have registered on the Co-Win portal so far. The appointments for people aged 18 years and above has also opened at multiple locations.

In this phase, the vaccination will continue as before in the Central government’s vaccination centers free of cost to the eligible population including Health Care Workers, Front Line Workers and all people above 45 years of age. Meanwhile, Apollo Hospital and Max Hospital have confirmed their participation in the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive.

The two groups said the vaccines will be available at their limited hospitals in the country. Pre-registration on COWIN portal or Aarogya Setu  is mandatory for the vaccination.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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