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CovidGyan: Multi-institutional, Multi-lingual science communication initiative created

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  • April 14, 2020
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CovidGyan: Multi-institutional, Multi-lingual science communication initiative created

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Science and Technology

In News:

  • A multi-institutional, multi-lingual science communication initiative, called `CovidGyan’ has been created to bring the scientific and factual aspects of this pandemic outbreak on to public domain. 

Key takeaways:

  • The initiative is the brainchild of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC).
  • A website named ‘CovidGyan’ was also launched under this initiative. 
  • The website serves as a hub to bring together a collection of resources in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 
  • The primary objective of the website is to create public awareness and bring in a holistic approach to the understanding of this disease and potential means to mitigate it. 

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