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Aarogya Setu Developed In Transparent Manner: Centre

BP World Bureau | Oct 29 2020 11:47:04 AM
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NEW DELHI: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology clarified that the Aarogya Setu app has been developed in the most transparent manner.

This came after the Central Information Commission issued a notice to the government over the creation of this mobile application. 

Ministry said in their statement that the Aarogya Setu App has been developed by NIC (National Informatics Centre) in collaboration with volunteers from industry and academia.

Added to that, MeitY is taking the necessary steps to comply with the orders of the Central Information Commission.

Aarogya Setu App was made in 21 days and is made with the objective of building a 'Made in India' contact tracing app.

Aarogya Setu App is developed to respond to the exigencies of the COVID-19 pandemic with lockdown restrictions.