Aarogya Setu made compulsory for all employees and citizens in red zones
Aarogya Setu is a tracking mobile application developed by the government to track the Covid -19 patient. It is the initiative by the ministry of health through which it can easily scan the affected person through scanning the database of patients present in the country. This app can work on both android and apple devices. This app only required the GPS or Bluetooth function of the smartphone.
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The Aarogya setu app scans the person in the radius of 6 ft though scanning the database and sends a notification the user. App also provides information to the person that their nearby area is safe to go out or not.
This app also scans that if that person has come in contact with the affected patient or not. So this app gives you through and clear information about your security outside your home from COVID -19.
The compulsion of Aarogya Setu in containment
The government made it mandatory to use Aarogya Setu app for all employees of both private and public sector on Wednesday. The government has taken this action only for the employee because they sitting together and doing their works so there are difficulties to maintain social distancing during this pandemic. But through Aarogya setu one can know if the person sitting next to him\her is affected by COVID -19 or they have come in contact with another person who is affected or not.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has said, “Use of Aarogya Setu app shall be made mandatory for all employees, both private and public coverage of this app among the employees”.
They have also mentioned in their guideline the area which comes in a red zone can only open their on 33 per cent of the employee in the office and rest should do work from home. It said, “Private offices can operate with up to 33 per cent strength as per requirement, with the remaining person working from home”.
Regulation for Employees to attend offices
The Government have permitted 33% of the employees in the office who use the app. Areas in the orange and green zone are permitted to open offices with 100% strength but all must have the Aarogya setu app on their phones. They have mentioned that government offices in the red zone will be allowed to operate at with high official and other staff will be allowed based on the requirement.