National Immunization Schedule

National Immunization Schedule (NIS) for Infants, Children and Pregnant Women

Vaccine

When to give

For Pregnant Women

TT-1

Early in pregnancy

TT-2

4 weeks After TT-1*

TT-Booster

If received 2 TT doses in a pregnancy within the last 3 yrs*

For Infants

BCG

At birth or as early as possible till one year of age

Hepatitis

At birth or as early as possible within 24 hours

OPV-O

At birth or as early as possible within 15 hours

OPV 1,2 3

At 6 Weeks, 10 Weeks 14 Weeks

DTP 1,2 3

At 6 Weeks, 10 Weeks 14 Weeks

Hepatitis B 1,2 3****

At 6 Weeks, 10 Weeks 14 Weeks

Measles

9 Completed months-12 months.

(give up to 5 years if not received at 9-12 months age)

Measles Booster

At 1 years

Vitamin A (1st Dose)

At 9 months with measles.

For Children

DTP Booster

16-24 months

OPV Booster

16-24 months

Vitamin A*** (2nd to 9th dose)

16 months with DTP/OPV booster then, one dose every 6 months up to the age of 5 years.

DTP Booster

5-6 Years

TT

10 Years 16 Years

All above mentioned vaccines are available free of cost at all Municipal Corporation, Hospitals Dispensaries