Mumbai: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Monday that Aarogya Setu, the government app for tracking coronovirus patients, has so far been downloaded 90 million (9 crores) and is being updated with features like telemedicine.
The Center has made it compulsory for government and private sector employees to use the Arogya Setu mobile application to hand over to the organizational heads with increased efforts to fight the COVID-19 epidemic and ensure its 100 per cent coverage.
“The Arogya Setu app has been downloaded 90 million so far and is being regularly updated with a feature like telemedicine,” Kant told reporters at a media briefing.
The mobile application helps users identify whether they are at risk of COVID-19 infection. It also provides important information to people, including ways to avoid coronovirus infection.
Conte, who heads Group 6, empowered to coordinate with private-sector non-governmental organizations and international organizations to deal with outbreaks of coronovirus, saying the panel called more than 92,000 non-governmental organizations / CSOs as non-governmental I was recognized Registered by the organization.
He said EG 6 has appealed to NGOs and CSOs (civil society organizations) to help states and districts identify hotspots, photo volunteers and help the needy.
Kant also mentioned that India’s 112 ambitious districts are leading India’s fight against COVID-19.
He said, so far, there are about 610 cases in 112 aspirational districts, which are considered less than 2 per cent of national-level infections.
Kant pointed out that EG 6 has mobilized various UN agencies and in coordination with various states and line ministries through intensive cooperation with UN Resident Coordinator for India and country heads of WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA They have been facilitated in making time-bound response action plans. UNDP, ILO, UN Women, UN-Habitat, FAO, World Bank, and Asian Development Bank.
The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 1,389 and the number of cases climbed to 42,836 in the country on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry.