As part of fresh guidelines rolled out along with the lockdown phase 3 to check coronavirus pandemic, the government on Friday said that use of Aarogya Setu is mandatory at workplaces with employers responsible for 100 per cent compliance.


  • Aarogya Setu is a contact-tracing app that collects Bluetooth and GPS data to track suspected coronavirus patients.
  • Aarogya Setu app started as a voluntary app but the government has increasingly made it mandatory in many places.
  • Experts caution that apps like Aarogya Setu can be damaging for users’ privacy.

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