Department of Science & Technology, Government of India has approved to set up a rapid response centre “CAWACH”. CAWACH stands for Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis. Rapid response centre “CAWACH” has been set up at a total cost of Rs 56 Crore at Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay.
About Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis:
Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH) is a rapid response centre which has been set up to scout, evaluate and support the innovations and start-ups that address COVID-19 challenges. The CAWACH centre will support the potential startups by providing financial assistance as well as fund deployment to target innovations that are deployable in the market within next 6 months. It will also facilitate pan India networks for testing, trial along with market deployment of these products and solutions in the required areas of priority COVID-19 solutions.