Drug discovery hackathon 2020 for open source coronavirus cure launched

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News:  Union Health Minister and Union HRD Minister has launched the Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020.

Facts:

  • Drug Discovery Hackathon: It has been jointly organised by the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR).
  • The hackathon is being supported by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing(CDAC), MyGov as well as private players.
  • Objective: To provide a platform to all people who have ideas for the development of cures against COVID-19.