Aarogya Setu Mitr brings a doctor at your fingertips

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News:The Government of India has launched Aarogya Setu Mitr portal under Public-Private Partnership(PPP) mode.

Facts:

  • Aarogya Setu Mitr Portal will be available on Aarogya Setu app.
  • Purpose: To offer free tele-consultation for those with Covid-19-like symptoms and ancillary services at market rates such as home collection of samples for diagnostics and medicine delivery. 
  • Bodies Involved:It has been developed with the help of the office of Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister and Niti Aayog with voluntary participation from other organisations.

Additional Facts:

Aarogya- Setu App

  • It has been developed through Public Private partnership under the guidance of National Informatics Centre(NIC), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology(MeitY).
  • Purpose: To enable people to assess the risk of catching the Corona Virus infection based on their interaction with others using cutting edge Bluetooth technology, algorithms and artificial intelligence.