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World Bank Praises India’s Arogya Setu App Meant to Contact Trace and Curb Covid-19

World Bank in its report released on Sunday praised India's Arogya Setu app which helps significantly in contact tracing and curbing the spread of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic. According to a report by Times of India, days after the launch of the app, global tech majors Apple and Google said on Saturday that they were building a software for smartphones that would help in contact tracing and inform users whether they were in touch with Covid-19 infected persons. India leads the way in contact tracing for Covid-19: privacy first by design, secure, robust and scalable to billion users. Glad to see Apple and Google joining hands to develop contact tracing on the lines of AarogyaSetu,” NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant said on Twitter, tagging Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.