On 4th May 2020, Aarogya Setu Mitr launched in a new private-public partnership (PPP) initiative will be available in the Aarogaya Setu app offering consultation regarding COVID-19 from the Tata group, Tech Mahindra and Swasth, a collaboration of other related entities. This initiative was facilitated by the offices of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister and Niti Aayog.Key Points:
i.Aarogya Setu Mitr will be a separate site which will not access the Aarogya Setu’s individual data. They will operate under the offices of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister and Niti Aayog with the participation from organisations industry coalitions and startups which helped to create the platform to connect the citizens with the services.
ii.Free tele-consultation for the people with COVID-19 symptoms and ancillary service like home collection of samples for diagnostics and medicine delivery at the market rate.
iii.The Tata Bridgital Health of Tata groups offers audio, video and chat consultations with more than 100 doctors, The Connect sense Telehealth of Tech Mahindra offers video and audio consultations with the doctors of Nightingale and other hospitals.
iv.Dr. Lal Path Labs, SRL Diagnostics Thyrocare and MetroPolis Home lab tests at market rates offered by 1mg and Netmeds, Pharmeasy and MedLife, the online medicines at such rates will be offered by 1mg
v.The e-diagnostics players offer home collection services at 25 cities minimum and assure 95% service levels and the e-pharmacy would service 10,000 pin codes and three years plus experience and assures 95 % service level.
About Aarogya Setu:
Developed by– National Informatics Centre (NIC)
Launched on– 2nd April 2020
Headquarters– New Delhi
Operating system– Android and iOS