Government of India launched the largest vaccination drive against COVID-19 on 16th January 2021. Prior to this, Government of India has issued directives to all states to constitute state/ district task forces to assess the preparedness for vaccination, trainings, awareness generation and monitoring vaccination sessions. National and state government have given responsibilities to development partners for successful implementation of largest vaccination drive. NIPI is one of the key partners at national and in 5 of the program states supporting the vaccination campaign. Team NIPI has been consistently supporting the National and state government in policy making, awareness generation, capacity building, trainings & monitoring.
Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) has been commissioned as the technical partner of Government of India’s National and State task force committees, constituted for monitoring COVID-19 vaccination related activities. The teams have been attending meetings on a regular basis and providing feedback to implement the vaccination drive seamlessly at both State and National level.