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Covid: How to update vaccination status on Aarogya Setu app | India News – Times of India
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Covid: How to update vaccination status on Aarogya Setu app | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government has rolled out a new feature where people can update their vaccination status on the Aarogya Setu App. "Vaccination status can be updated through the mobile number used for CoWIN registration. This would make easy check of vaccination status possible for travel and access to various premises," ministry of electronics & IT said in a statement. Here's how you can update vaccination status:-All Aarogya Setu users will get the option to “update the vaccination status“ if they have not taken the revised self-assessment. -On taking the self-assessment on Aarogya Setu, those users who have taken at least one dose of Covid-19 Vaccine will get the tab of “partially vaccination/vaccinated (unverified)“ on the home screen of Aarogya Setu. -This is based on the declara...
Aarogya Setu To Be Your ‘All-In-One Pass’ To Travel Across India – Here’s How
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Aarogya Setu To Be Your ‘All-In-One Pass’ To Travel Across India – Here’s How

New Delhi: Aarogya Setu has rolled out a feature to update vaccination status on its app, which will make easy the check of vaccination status possible for travel and access to various premises.The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, which informed this in a release, said the vaccination status can be updated through the mobile number used for CoWIN registration.Below are the steps that one needs to follow to be updated with regard to the vaccination status:Those fully vaccinated will get a blue shield on the home page of Aarogya Setu App with double blue ticks on the Aarogya Setu Logo – 14 days after the second doseThis is done after verification of the vaccination status from the CoWIN portalThose who have got a single dose will get a single blue bo...
COWIN App OTP Upgrade: Register Yourself For Vaccination Using 4-Digit Code – Check Stepwise Guide
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COWIN App OTP Upgrade: Register Yourself For Vaccination Using 4-Digit Code – Check Stepwise Guide

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government launched the third phase of the Covid-19 mega vaccination drive from May 1. In tune with the same, the people who are 18 years of age and above can register themselves for the vaccine on the COWin platform cowin.gov.in, the Aarogya Setu app and Umang App.However, there were some reports of initial glitches earlier with the CoWIN app not accepting registrations from those below 45 years of age with many complaining about the app not accepting registrations from those below 45 years of age as they said that no OTP was received on their cell phones when they attempt to register for the vaccination.ALSO READ: Vaccine Shortage: SII To Ramp Up Production To 10 Cr Doses By Aug, Bharat Biotech Promises 7.8 Cr JabsThings ...
‘Minor Glitch Fixed’: Government On Cowin App Crashing; Check Issues Faced By People
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‘Minor Glitch Fixed’: Government On Cowin App Crashing; Check Issues Faced By People

New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government all set to launch of the third phase of the Covid-19 immunization drive from May 1, the people who are 18 years of age and above can register themselves for the vaccine beginning today on the CoWin platform cowin.gov.in, the Aarogya Setu app and Umang App.The CoWIN app, however, to the disappointment of many is still not accepting registrations from those below 45 years of age as they say that no OTP is received on their cell phones when they attempt to register for the vaccination.This comes even as the Centre had earlier announced that the CoWIN app and Aarogya Setu app would be opened for all citizens above 18 years of age for the vaccination drive beginning May 1.“The #COVIDVaccine registrations for peop...
Registration on CoWIN must for those between 18 and 44 years to get vaccine shot | India News – Times of India
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Registration on CoWIN must for those between 18 and 44 years to get vaccine shot | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government has made it mandatory for the 18-44 age group to register themselves on the CoWIN portal and get an appointment for vaccination against coronavirus, saying walk-ins will not be allowed initially to avoid a "chaos" at immunisation centres once the inoculations drive opens up substantially. However, those aged 45 years and above can still avail the facility of on-site registration to get vaccinated, officials said. Amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases in the country, the government has decided to allow everyone above 18 years of age to get vaccinated from May 1. Registration for vaccination for all those aged 18-44 years will begin on the CoWIN platform and Aarogya Setu App from April 28. The inoculation process and documents to be provided to get the...
Covid vaccination: How to schedule appointment through Aarogya Setu app | India News – Times of India
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Covid vaccination: How to schedule appointment through Aarogya Setu app | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive started in India on Monday and over 29 lakh eligible beneficiaries registering themselves on Day 1. The second phase aims to cover around 10 crore people, which will include people over the age of 60 and those over 45 with specific comorbid conditions. Those who are eligible can register themselves on Co-Win 2.0 portal - www.cowin.gov.in - which went live at 9am on Monday. Alternatively, people can also book an appointment through the Aarogya Setu app. Here's how you can register for vaccination via Aarogya Setu: Step 1: Make sure your Aarogya Setu app is updated and correctly displays your Covid status. Step 2: On the app homepage, tap on the icon called "CoWIN" Step 3: Under CoWIN, you will be able to see four options: Vacc...
Video | 29 Lakh Registered On Day 1 Of Public Rollout Of Vaccines: Harsh Vardhan
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Video | 29 Lakh Registered On Day 1 Of Public Rollout Of Vaccines: Harsh Vardhan

Over 29 lakh people had registered - online or via the Aarogya Setu app - by 8.30 pm on Monday, the first day of the public rollout of the coronavirus vaccines, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan told NDTV. Dr Vardhan even suggested that the actual number could be as much as a crore, because each individual who registered could add up to four others. Source link
PM Modi exhorts youths to defeat ‘network of lies and rumours’ on Covid-19 vaccination | India News – Times of India
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PM Modi exhorts youths to defeat ‘network of lies and rumours’ on Covid-19 vaccination | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Indian scientists have done their duty by developing the Covid-19 vaccine and "now we have to fulfil ours" by defeating through the right information every network spreading lies and rumours. Addressing NCC cadets, NSS volunteers and artists who would be participating in the Republic Day parade, Modi said such organisations have always played their role in dealing with challenging times. "In Covid times also, the work done by you is laudable. When the government and administration needed it, you came forward as volunteers and provided help," he said. "Whether it was spreading awareness about the Aarogya Setu App or coronavirus infection spread, the work done by you was praiseworthy," Modi said. The prime minister said the youths sho...
Sports Ministry issues SOP for conduct of sporting events in country | More sports News – Times of India
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Sports Ministry issues SOP for conduct of sporting events in country | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Eyeing resumption of sporting events in the coming months, the Sports Ministry has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) which allow 50 per cent attendance in venues while prescribing formation of COVID-19 Task Force by organisers of each competition. The circular issued by the Sports Ministry on Saturday stated that the guidelines were formulated in consultation with all the stakeholders and the "competitions should be conducted strictly in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)". "A COVID Task Force shall be constituted for each sporting competition by the organizing committee to guide and monitor all athletes and Athlete Support Personnel (ASPs). This Task Force shall be responsible for overall implementation of protocols outlined in this...
Plea in Bombay HC against ‘de facto’ use of Aarogya Setu app at passport office
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Plea in Bombay HC against ‘de facto’ use of Aarogya Setu app at passport office

Written by Omkar Gokhale | Mumbai | December 10, 2020 4:07:20 am A division bench, while hearing the writ plea filed by Mahajan, sought response from the regional passport office before the next hearing on January 7, 2021. (File)An architect has moved the Bombay HC, challenging the “de facto” use of the Aarogya Setu app insisted upon by officials of the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) in Mumbai. The petitioner, Tanya Mahajan, said she was denied entry by the passport office in Malad for refusing to install the app despite it being voluntary in nature and the same went against her right to privacy. She sought entry into the passport office without...
UP universities, colleges to reopen from November 23
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UP universities, colleges to reopen from November 23

Universities and degree colleges across Uttar Pradesh will reopen from November 23 but only with 50% attendance of students on roaster basis, an official said. The state government on Tuesday notified the guidelines for reopening of the universities and colleges, which have been closed since March in view of the Covid-19 pandemic -- a gap of more than 8 months. The higher educational institutions were asked to resume classes in a phased manner to avoid crowding on campuses, said additional chief secretary, higher education, Monika Garg in her order sent to all district magistrates and registrars of universities. The classes may start with 50% attendance, the order said and added that all students have to wear mask, use hand sanitiser and maintain social distancing to preve...
States to get flexibility to decide on college, school reopening post October 15
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States to get flexibility to decide on college, school reopening post October 15

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 30, 2020 9:30:47 pm Schools, colleges have been shut since mid-March (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh/ Representational)Educational institutes including schools, colleges, and coaching institutes will be allowed to reopen from October 15 as India is entering into the next phase of unlocking. According to the latest guidelines by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) released today, states and union territory (UTs) will have the “flexibility to take a decision after October 15, in a graded manner” on reopening of educational institutes. For research scholars, PhD fellows, and postgraduate students in science and t...
Businesses and organisations can check Aarogya Setu status of employees – Times of India
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Businesses and organisations can check Aarogya Setu status of employees – Times of India

The government of India has announced a new Open API Service for Aarogya Setu app to allow businesses and orga...Read MoreThe government of India has announced a new Open API Service for Aarogya Setu app to allow businesses and organisations to have more control over health status of their employees during this ongoing situation. The government body has announced this new service via their official Twitter handle and according to the tweet, the Open API Service has been implemented with the objective of facilitating businesses & organisations to check Aarogya Setu status of employees & other users with their consent. According to a reply posted by Aarogya Setu on the same tweet, the Open API Service can be availed by organisations and businesses with more than fifty employees an...
Cyber firm, govt spar over Aarogya info theft risk | India News – Times of India
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Cyber firm, govt spar over Aarogya info theft risk | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Data of over 150 million Indians shared with the Aarogya Setu app runs a “significant risk of theft or abuse”, a security audit firm working with the ambitious contact-tracing programme has alleged, claiming that it was not heard when it warned the government on the potential weaknesses. While the government was quick to dismiss the claims, published by security audit firm ShadowMap in a blog that has now been taken down, as “completely unethical and in violation of the terms of engagement with the project”, the issue assumes serious proportions considering the large amount of vital data that the app has gathered and possesses. ShadowMap (digital risk management firm) is a sister firm of Security Brigade, a company which had originally worked on the network security aspects o...
Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Infected Persons To Be Done Through Aarogya Setu App: MHA To Delhi Govt
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Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Infected Persons To Be Done Through Aarogya Setu App: MHA To Delhi Govt

The focus of the meeting remained around the key strategies on making contact tracing more robust and further strengthening of medical services in severely impacted areas. By : ABP News Bureau | 21 Jun 2020 11:18 PM (IST) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday evening chaired a review meeting to discuss the outbreak of deadly COVID-19 situation in Delhi and NCR. ALSO READ | Govt Warns About Large-Scale Phishing Attacks Offering Free Covid-19 Tests As BaitThe review meeting at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) was attended by Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Health Secretary Priti Sudan and other senior officials. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwa...
Aarogya Setu app privacy policy updated: What’s changed – Times of India
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Aarogya Setu app privacy policy updated: What’s changed – Times of India

There’s change in terms of service and privacy policy of the official contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu. When a user opens the Aarogya Setu app, they see a prompt message about the updated service and privacy policy. One must accept the revised terms in order to continue using the app. As can be seen in the screenshot below, seven terms and privacy policy have been revised. Among other changes, the app will no longer suspend a user if he/she fails to comply with the terms of service of the app. The revised terms remove restrictions on tampering and reverse-engineering, and adds contact information in case a user wants to report a defect/false case. These changes are summarised below- 1. Failure to comply with the terms of service no longer results in suspension 2. Reference to the ...
Protection or threat? Experts say Aarogya Setu poses national security risk
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Protection or threat? Experts say Aarogya Setu poses national security risk

Data of millions of Indians, collected through the Aarogya Setu app, could be vulnerable to threats from adversarial state and non-state actors and pose a national security challenge, according to cybersecurity experts and former intelligence officials. This, they believe, is due to issues in India’s security capabilities and cyber hygiene practices. Indian government officials reject these concerns, saying their encryption standards have adequate protection against data or network breaches.This difference of opinion is at the heart of a controversy surrounding tracing apps that store sensitive personal data to aid in the fight against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) -- with one side saying that the potential risks are either non-existent or a small compromise; and the ...