Tag "COVID-19"

Cobots are expected to become an integral part of digitization

By : CIOL Bureau

The robotics industry has enjoyed accelerated growth over the past couple of years. Globally, the robotics market size was valued at $103.95 billion in 2019 and is projected to nearly double to $209 billion by 2025.  In India, the robotics

Mental Health Day – Just Today?

Pratima H   Why is it getting tougher and tougher to stay sane, balanced, happy, contended and positive – that too, in a decade where we have all the comforts of life, and yet we struggle with imagined monsters? Is

CoWin platform to be made open source, available to any and all countries: PM Modi in Co-WIN Conclave

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the CoWIN Global Conclave. The conclave focused on India’s offering of the CoWIN platform as a digital tool to the world to combat COVID-19. He underlined India’s commitment to sharing experiences, expertise and resources

How to link Vaccine Certificate with Passport via CoWIN?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

A few weeks ago, the Central Government announced that students going to study abroad, persons taking up jobs in foreign countries and athletes going to the Tokyo Olympics could obtain a separate certificate with a Passport ID. The rules stated

CoWIN Vaccine Certificate Verification and Editing Minor Details; How-to Guide

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The Central Government has announced a big update regarding corrections and edits in incorrect mention of the name, gender and birth year on vaccine certificate. You can also merge your two first CoWIN Vaccine Certificates, to get a correct final

Two first dose vaccine certificates? Use CoWIN to merge doses based on ID credentials

By : Laxitha Mundhra 11

“My parents got the first dosage of the vaccine with one account and the second dose with another account. They registered twice by mistake using two different mobile numbers. Now they have two first dose vaccine certificates each, even though

5 tips for implementing a cybersecurity plan in your organization

The COVID-19 pandemic is touted to be the ‘great accelerator’ of digital transformation, with almost every industry leveraging technology to tackle the crisis. The ubiquity of technology and the rapid growth of internet connectivity, along with the development of new

CoWIN allows only 20 searches within 15 minutes; over use may lead to 24 hours ban

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The Central Government has announced a big update regarding corrections and edits in incorrect mention of the name, gender and birth year on vaccine certificate via the CoWIN Website. Meanwhile, for users who are still looking for vaccinations need to

The Indian Startup community gears up fight against the second wave of COVID-19

By : Laxitha Mundhra

From setting helpdesks & helplines to import oxygen cylinders to providing Covid-19 positive patients with meals, to organising & promoting vaccination drives, the Indian startup community is coming together in every way to beat the second wave of coronavirus. Here’s

Reliance proposes Niclosamide usage, a tapeworm treatment drug, against COVID-19

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Reliance‘s R&D team has proposed the use of Niclosamide, a tapeworm infestation treatment drug against COVID. The company has submitted a proposal to ICMR for the administration of Niclosamide as a potential drug against COVID-19. The company builds on a study from

IT Companies that have announced Employee Dedicated Initiatives Against COVID-19

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The pandemic has been the largest global health crisis and the working class has faced serious ramifications. It has affected every socio-economic demographic and created acute anxiety. This has impacted the mental health of individuals in unpredictable ways. But the initiatives

Accenture announces several Covid-19 Care initiatives for India

By : Laxitha Mundhra

As India continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations have been extending a helping hand to support their employees and the community at large. “Accenture stands in solidarity with India. We have made a fresh pledge of USD 25M (~INR 185

Industry Leaders and Organisations Particpate on a Large Scale in India’s Fight Againt Covid-19

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The second wave of COVID-19 has impacted India with unimaginable force. Every day, India is witnessing an average of 3.5 lakh cases of coronavirus infections. The pandemic has tested and severely impacted the country’s economy and medical infrastructure. But the

Digital Technologies key to the survival of SMEs in India amidst COVID-19

Despite contributing about 29% towards India’s GDP through its national and international trade, SMEs in India are fighting a battle to survive in such unprecedented times. The compulsory lockdown all over the country has hit this sector hard. The country’s

7 Organisations Accepting Donations For Covid-19 relief in India

By : Laxitha Mundhra

India is facing a second wave COVID-19 crisis, with approximately 3.5 Lakh people testing positive every day. The worst part is the unavailability of resources such as oxygen cylinders, plasma for recovery, Remdesivir medicine for treatment and food for countrymen.

What does a second lockdown mean for startups and the industry?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

With the second wave of Covid 19, Indian citizens are concerned about a possible second lockdown. Several state governments have already issued partial lockdowns or curfew, but a complete lockdown may be on cards. There have been several debates on

COVIDSOS: Live ChatBot helps you find verified leads on Twitter for Covid-related Emergencies

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The second wave of COVID 19 has hit the entire nation hard. Unlike last time, the saddest part is the unavailability of medical help in the form of oxygen cylinders, ICU beds and ventilators. Many people are trying to help

Are you letting malware work from your home too?

Last year when the pandemic struck the world, swiftly transitioning work operations online and ensuring continuity became the immediate and primary focus for every business. While doing so, there was limited opportunity to ensure that security and data protection procedures

Tech-enabled workspaces will be more ‘flexible and connected’

The Covid-19 pandemic has just about changed the way businesses will continue to operate, and this more so relevant to the workspace sector; don’t expect things to be similar to the pre-COVID -19 days Since the beginning of this decade,

ZECO Aircon tests REME consisting of PHI Technology Capable of Combating the SARS CoV-2 Virus

By : CIOL Bureau

In the battle against the ongoing pandemic, ZECO Aircon Limited, (a leading Indian manufacturer of air management systems and the exclusive distributor of RGF in India), in collaboration with RGF Environmental Group (a US-based environmental design and manufacturing company), has