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Aarogya Setu - App

To help contain spread of the virus

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Aarogya Setu App

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What is the need are you focusing on?

The government-owned application is being posed as the primary contact tracing tool in India

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

Aarogya Setu App is developed by the National Informatics Centre which is a part of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. It is a Bluetooth-based COVID-19 tracker launched by the Government of India. The Aarogya Setu App works on Bluetooth-based technology and tries to determine risk based on the user's location. It keeps the user informed in case he/she has crossed paths with the positive COVID-19 case within 6-feet proximity. The app recommends several measures to the user such as Self Assessment Test, Social distancing, do's and don'ts, amid COVID-19. As per the statement by PMO, the app could also be an e-pass facilitating travel from one place to another.

What is your profession?

Graphic Design student

Where are you located (country)?

India

Where are you located (region)?

  • Southern Asia

Which industry do you work in?

  • Communications/Visual Design
  • Student

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

Yes, I am.

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