Mobile app: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

‘Harit Path’: mobile app launched to oversee plantations along National Highways

Published: August 22, 2020

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Sh. Nitin Gadkari launched a mobile app named ‘Harit Path’ to conduct monitoring operation of the plantation along the national highways through Geo-tagging and web-based GIS-enabled tools. Key Highlights In the virtual meeting on the context of ‘New Green Highways Policy (Plantation)’, the road transport ministry also discussed ..

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“Air-Venti” app launched to provide information on ICU beds, ventilators in Mumbai

Published: June 19, 2020

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has launched a mobile application “Air-Venti” to help the city’s residents to get information about the availability of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and Ventilators in both the government and private hospitals around them. This app aims to save lives that are endangered in search for hospitals ..

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Andhra Pradesh Launches the COVID Pharma App

Published: April 29, 2020

The Andhra Pradesh government has launched a mobile app to detect COVID-19 cases by surveillance of people’s pharmaceutical purchases. About the App The COVID Pharma is a mobile app launched by the Andhra Pradesh government to detect cases of COVID-19 by assessing the OTC drugs purchased by people. Purchase of medicines for cough, cold and ..

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Kisan Rath App

Published: April 18, 2020

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched the Kisan Rath mobile app to enable easier transportation of agricultural produce. About the App The Kisan Rath app is a mobile app for farmers to help transport their produce in times of the lockdown. The app launched by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers ..

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Governments use surveillance to fight COVID-19

Published: April 2, 2020

Several governments across the world have resorted to various surveillance technologies to monitor the COVID-19 patients in their countries. Israel’s Hamagen App Israel has launched the Hamagen app and it has been downloaded by about 1.5 million Israelis in a week. The Hamagen app (from Hebrew word meaning ‘the shield’) was developed using open source ..

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