Ministry to develop ‘Corona App’ to deal with coronavirus
PESHAWAR: Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui Thursday said that his ministry will develop a mobile application (Corona App) to deal with coronavirus with the help of technology.
The Application will be developed by National Information Technology Board (NITB).
The Application will have location based services to detect coronavirus patients through radius alert. Moreover, public awareness videos, chatbot for public and activity alarm for giving reminder for washing hands, using sanitizer etc. will be made available in the application.
Federal Secretary Ministry of IT has also written a letter to the federal secretaries of all ministries for adoption of e-Office Application for social distancing. - APP