Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI IY, shared this information on the Arogya Setu app on Wednesday. As we informed you that Arogya Setu app was launched on 2nd April by the Government of India. This app is designed to monitor coronavirus infections. The Indian government and many other government agencies have been advertising the app, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Tuesday, urging it to be downloaded, 24 hours after it was released to one crore users.
It took 75 years to reach 50 million telephone users, 38 years on radio, 13 years on television, 4 years on the Internet, 19 months on Facebook, 19 days on Pokemon Go. # Healing Bridge, India’s application to fight Kovid-19 has reached 50 million users in just 13 days – the fastest ever for an app worldwide
Salute the spirit of India! pic.twitter.com/xKqt3Tmj4f
– Amitabh Kant (87 Amitabh 87) April 14, 2020
For those who are unfamiliar with this app, let them know that this app helps users know if they are at risk of coronavirus infection. Did he inadvertently come in contact with a person infected with the coronavirus?
The Arogya Bridge app can be considered as the official source of all information about the coronavirus, which can help prevent the spread of Covid-19. The government is using it in various ways to promote its use, including in schools. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recommends that students, teachers, parents, staff and other family members of all schools and institutions can install and use the app.