For Children

For Children
VaccineWhen to giveDoseRouteSite
Diphtheria, Pertussis & Tetanus (DPT) booster-116-24 months0.5 mlIntra-muscularAntero-lateral side of mid-thigh
MR 2nd dose16-24 months0.5 mlSub-cutaneousRight upper Arm
OPV Booster16-24 months2 dropsOralOral
JE-216-24 months0.5 ml Sub-cutaneous (Live attenuated vaccine) Intramuscular(Killed vaccine) Left upper Arm (Live attenuated vaccine)Anterolateral aspect of mid thigh (Killed vaccine)
Vitamin A (2nd to 9th dose)16-18 months. Then one dose every 6 months up to the age of 5 years.2 ml (2 lakh IU)OralOral
DPT Booster-25-6 years0.5 ml.Intra-muscularUpper Arm
Td10 years & 16 years0.5 mlIntra-muscularUpper Arm
  • *One dose if previously vaccinated within 3 years
  • JE Vaccine is introduced in select endemic districts after the campaign.
  • The 2nd to 9th doses of Vitamin A can be administered to children 1-5 years old during biannual rounds, in collaboration with ICDS.
  • PCV in selected states/districts: Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh (selected districts), and in Haryana as state initiative