Modi calls for tech solutions to tackle Covid-19

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Modi calls for tech solutions to tackle Covid-19

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for harnessing technology to tackle the coronavirus (Covid-19) challenge.

Noting that a number of people have been suggesting technology-driven solutions for tackling the pandemic, Modi urged netizens to share their ideas with the government.

"Harnessing innovation for a healthier planet. A lot of people have been sharing technology-driven solutions for COVID-19. I would urge them to share them on @mygovindia. These efforts can help many. #IndiaFightsCorona," the Prime Minister's tweeted.

Even as the government is not sparing any effort to stop the spread of Covid-19, the number of confirmed cases has been steadily rising with 114 cases being reported till Monday.

Covid-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization with over 1,70,000 cases being reported from around 100 countries across the world.