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UK abandons application similar to Aarogya Setu app

The United Kingdom has decided to ditch its centralised COVID-19 contact-tracing mobile application. Instead, the country would adopt a system developed by Apple and Google that has stricter privacy standards. The abandoned app has centralised architecture – contact data would be transmitted for processing by a back-end team and it included a self-reporting feature like ..



Government launches surveillance apps to tackle COVID-19

The government has launched the Aarogya Sethu mobile app to help with the fight against COVID-19. Earlier, it had launched the Corona Kavach app. Aarogya Sethu App The Aarogya Sethu app was launched by the Ministry of Electronics and IT. The mobile app allows its users to check whether they had been in contact with ..



Pranab Mukherji launches NETA app

On August 24, the National Electoral Transformation (NETA) mobile application has been launched by former President Pranab Mukherjee wherein voters can review and rate their elected representatives (MPs& MLAs) as well as hold them accountable. Apart from this, the application is being seen as an instrument to track voter sentiment across various constituencies in India. ..


Rail Madad launched by Ministry of Railways to expedite & streamline passenger grievance redressal

Piyush Goyal, the Union Minister of Railways & Coal, has launched two new mobile apps – ‘Rail Madad’ and ‘Menu on Rails’ – to ease the travelling experience of the commuters. The Rail Madad app is aimed at expediting & streamlining passenger grievance redressal while the ‘Menu on Rails’ app will allow passengers to check ..