Indian government earlier in the year in January launched the world’s largest vaccination drive to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
However, from day one, the programme has been constrained with glitches with regard to booking the vaccine slot on the state-run Co-WIN website. So far, 20 crore people have been vaccinated out of 138 crore population.
Several crores of people young and old have tried logging in to the Co-WIN website for several hours to book the slot, but not able to find one. Those working from home are finding it tough can’t focus on work and also keep checking Co-WIN website refreshing the page.
In a bid to help more people get the vaccine, several technology companies such as Paytm, Jio, Airtel, among other introduced tools in their respective mobile apps to find the nearest vaccine centres. Also, several groups of well-intentioned techies launched bots on Telegram, WhatsApp, and other messenger apps to deliver similar services.
Now, a freelance developer Sushrut Kasture has come up with a novel Chrome extension- ‘Cowin Booking’, which greatly reduces the workload.
Once you fill the pop-up auto-fill application form, it will automatically book the vaccine slot in the nearest public health centre…Read more>>