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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Aarogya Setu


House panel on IT discusses Aarogya Setu, ban on apps

July 15, 2020 2:46 am

Only eight of the 29 members of the committee attended the meeting due to travel restrictions related to Covid-19.

Aarogya Setu: How to delete personal data from the contact tracing app

July 09, 2020 9:11 am

Aarogya Setu has rolled out new feature that allows your to delete your personal data from the platform. Here are the details.

Focus more on testing with rapid kits in Delhi: Amit Shah

July 03, 2020 2:20 am

Dr VK Paul, NITI Aayog member, also gave a presentation on the strategy of tackling Covid-19 in the NCR and provided details of best practices adopted in Delhi-NCR and the way ahead, said the ministry. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan was also at the meeting.

Why Aarogya Setu is not using Google-Apple Exposure Notification yet

June 30, 2020 6:20 pm

The Exposure Notification is visible on both Android phone and iPhone users in the country but is not usable. The API from the exposure notification feature is not being used by Aarogya Setu. Here's why.

Post soft launch on Aarogya Setu, Swasth Alliance to release app for public this week

June 23, 2020 7:41 am

The aim is to ramp up number of teleconsultations to 1-2 million a day from about 50,000 currently.

Aarogya Setu open source code: Experts, IT Ministry spar over suggestions on changes & process

June 03, 2020 7:50 am

The government had on May 27 released the source code of its contact tracing app Aarogya Setu and announced cash prizes for those who find a bug or vulnerability in it.

Aarogya Setu and patient tracking tools: A serious infringement of digital privacy

May 28, 2020 6:46 pm

BECIL tender wants bidding companies to offer surveillance instruments that eye suspects, not just patients. We have no information on where this data is being stored, the period of storage, and whether the data will be deleted after the COVID-19 crisis passes.

Explained: What making Aarogya Setu open-source means

May 28, 2020 7:42 am

The IT Ministry's move came in the wake of demands from cyber law experts and critics who had said the app was too closed in nature and without adequate data protection measures.

Aarogya Setu source code available: How to access, details of bug bounty programme

May 27, 2020 12:32 pm

“I just want to point out that this is a very very unique thing to be done,” NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said. “No other government product anywhere in the world has been open sourced at this scale anywhere in the world.”

Centre shifts stance, releases source code for Aarogya Setu app

May 27, 2020 7:15 am

The release of the app’s Android source code (which 98 per cent of the 115 million Aarogya Setu users use) comes nearly two months after the app was released on April 2.