Govt has been looking for solutions from the private sector to fight COVID 19

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The government that recently ‘banned’ use of Zoom due to privacy issues, now wants startups to come up with their answer to Zoom.

Image Source: The first stage of the challenge involves coming up ideas and selected teams will get Rs 5 lakh

The first stage of the challenge involves coming up ideas and selected teams will get Rs 5 lakh

The second stage will see three teams being shortlisted and will get Rs 20 lakh

Winning team gets Rs 1 crore and solution will be used by central and state governments

Various ITs have also submitted the prototypes of masks and face shields that can be used for protection.

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While some are working on better quality personal protective equipment for doctors and attendants dealing with Covid-19 patients

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