Mobile Applications Current Affairs - 2020

PM Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

On September 10, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana. Along with the scheme, the PM will also launch e-Gopala application. About the scheme The scheme focuses on sustainable development of fisheries in India. It is to be implemented between 2020-21 and 2024-25. The funds allocated to fisheries under Read More…

“Saiyam” Mobile application launched by Pune Municipal Corporation

On April 21, 2020, Pune Municipal Corporation launched “Saiyam” mobile application. The application has been developed to monitor home quarantine citizens The Plan The Pune Municipal Corporation has appointed teams in five different zones. These teams will conduct follow-ups with the home quarantined people on daily basis. Also, the teams are to check on people Read More…

NITI Aayog: “Arogya Setu” – Fastest App to reach 50 million downloads

On April 15, 2020 NITI Aayog announced that Arogya Setu became the first mobile application in the world to reach more than 50 million downloads in short span of time. Highlights The application was developed by a committee set up by Prime Minister Modi. The application was used for contact tracing. Record set The application Read More…

NCR RASTA and Yatri RASTA: North Central Railways launches two mobile apps

The North Central Railways (NCR) launched two mobile apps, NCR RASTA (Railway assets Summerised Tracking Application) and Yatri RASTA (Railway Approach to Station Tracking Application) for its employees and passengers, respectively, for locating assets and stations. Key Facts Both these apps are aimed at helping to fulfil twin objectives of better passenger service and asset Read More…