Prime Minister Narendra Modi acknowledged Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn's efforts in making everyone aware of the Aarogya Setu app through an interesting homemade video. The Prime Minister responded to the Golmaal star's tweet about making the app 'your personal bodyguard' and added that it has been created to protect 'our family and the nation'.
Earlier on Thursday, Ajay Devgn took to his Twitter account and shared a homemade video featuring himself as an ordinary citizen under lockdown and as a bodyguard called 'Setu'. Through its message, the actor has urged everyone to download and install the Aarogya Setu mobile app that helps keep an individual safe and aware of the novel coronavirus infection. Ajay Devgn thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the initiative and also nominated his wife Kajol and actors Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Ranveer Singh to carry the message forward.
The mobile application has been developed by the Government of India to connect essential health services with the people of India in the amid the raging COVID-19 crisis. The App is aimed at augmenting the initiatives of the Government of India, particularly the Department of Health, in proactively reaching out to and informing the users of the app regarding risks, best practices and relevant advisories pertaining to the containment of COVID-19.
Earlier this month, PM Modi had urged users to download the 'Aarogya Setu' mobile application, saying it is a fantastic use of technology to combat coronavirus. He had also shared a video through his Twitter handle about the usefulness of the app and urged the citizens to download it.
Aarogya Setu is an important step in our fight against COVID-19. By leveraging technology, it provides important information. As more and more people use it, it’s effectiveness will increase. I urge you all to download it.https://t.co/VaiPIjhxM2https://t.co/8Irj6ApmOQ pic.twitter.com/L91vaLlCCq— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 8, 2020
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