NEW DELHI: Customers of Aarogya Setu, on Tuesday-Wednesday, bumped into login errors thrown up by what the authorities claims is the world’s most profitable contact tracing app for coronavirus.
“Some customers have reported login errors on Aarogya Setu. Our technical teams are on the job. We will probably be again quickly. Sorry for the inconvenience,” MyGov chief govt officer (CEO) Abhishek Singh advised reporters.
MyGov, which manages the Aarogya Setu app, is the central authorities’s citizen-centric on-line platform and comes beneath the purview of the Ministry of Electronics and Data Know-how (MeitY).
Regardless of its success, the Aarogya Setu app, which has been designed to hint those that are available contact with contaminated coronavirus individuals, has been questioned by safety specialists and hackers for attainable privateness violations. The federal government has denied any such violations and even open-sourced the code for the app as a method to mollify such speculations.
As of mid-Could, the Aarogya Setu app had greater than 10 crore registered customers, simply 41 days after its launch on 2 April.
The federal government had drawn flak for making the obtain of the app obligatory for all private and non-private sector staff. Later, the Centre withdrew its order and made the app obligatory just for passengers travelling in trains.
The Aarogya Setu has been the prime downloaded app in the well being and health class on each Android units and iPhones since its launch, stated a report by app analytics agency, App Annie. The app ranked primary in the class each day between 2 April and 23 June. On Google play retailer, it has been downloaded greater than 100 million instances.