Paytm has launched this new feature.
Through Paytm, users can now book slots for getting the vaccine at their nearest centre.
New Delhi. You do not need to wander here and there for the vaccine. Now you can book vaccination slot sitting at home. In fact, the country’s largest e-wallet company Paytm said on Monday that its users can now book slots for getting the vaccine apart from finding the available slots for the vaccine on its app.
The company said in a statement, ‘Paytm users can now also search and book slots for the vaccine at their nearest centers through the Paytm app. This service will help Indians to book slots easily to get vaccinated and get immunity. This will help in fighting against the current pandemic.
Also read- Railway has given great news, many long distance trains will start again this week, see list
Many companies are seeking approval for booking service for the vaccine.Covin chief RS Sharma recently said that more than a dozen companies, including major digital companies like Paytm, MakeMyTrip and Infosys, are seeking approval to provide booking service for the vaccine. The government had last month issued new guidelines to integrate Covin with third party apps, paving the way for digital apps to provide such a facility.
Also read- Wholesale inflation reaches record level, prices of vegetables and pulses rise, know how was the situation in May
Earlier in May, Paytm launched the ‘Vaccine Founder’ feature on its app to help users find slots for vaccines. A Paytm spokesperson said, “It is our endeavor to help India come out stronger from this epidemic. Our Vaccine Finder will help citizens to easily book slots and get vaccinated at the nearest centres.