A great initiative is taken by the Indian government to track and stop the spread of Coronavirus among people and to stop this deadly virus from taking any more lives. This pandemic has become a deadly problem for our country. Thus this initiative is a great breakthrough.
The government has launched an android and ios based application name Arogya Setu. This application works on the basis of Bluetooth and location tracking to check if you are interacting with any corona positive person. This app is spreading like a wildfire among the people of India who are showing their interest in the fight against corona. This application has attracted 5 million installations from Google play store in one go. This application help users to identify whether they are at risk of a risk of COVID-19 infection it helps to check if the user has come into contact with an infected person knowingly or unknowingly.
Arnab Kumar, Program Director of Frontier Technologies at NITI Ayog has tweeted that the application has 8 million users in 3 days. This application store does not reveal the number of install app, but this application is on the hot spot in the health and fitness section, apart from being on the top spot in the Free Apps section. This application is considered to be the official source of all corona virus-related information and an important tool to lessen the spread of COVID-19. This government urged schools to use this application. CBSE board has recommended all schools and institutions to ask the teachers, students, parents and staff and other family members of the same to use this application.