NEW DELHI: Users of Aarogya Setu, on Tuesday-Wednesday, bumped into login errors thrown up by what the federal government claims is the world’s most profitable contact tracing app for coronavirus.
“Some customers have reported login errors on Aarogya Setu. Our technical groups are on the job. We can be again quickly. Sorry for the inconvenience,” MyGov chief government officer (CEO) Abhishek Singh informed 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 Information Technology (MeitY).
Despite its success, the Aarogya Setu app, which has been designed to hint those that are available in contact with contaminated coronavirus individuals, has been questioned by safety consultants and hackers for doable privateness violations. The authorities has denied any such violations and even open-sourced the code for the app as a strategy to mollify such speculations.
As of mid-May, the Aarogya Setu app had greater than 10 crore registered customers, simply 41 days after its launch on 2 April.
The authorities 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 highest downloaded app within the well being and health class on each Android gadgets and iPhones since its launch, mentioned a report by app analytics agency, App Annie. The app ranked primary within the class day by day between 2 April and 23 June. On Google play retailer, it has been downloaded greater than 100 million instances.