IIT-D team develop COVID-19 dashboard ‘PRACRITI’

IIT Delhi team has developed a web-based COVID-19 dashboard named as “PRACRITI” (PRediction and Assessment of CoRona Infections and Transmission in India). This dashboard gives detailed state-wise and district-wise predictions of COVID-19 cases in India. This platform will be highly useful for healthcare bodies, local and central authorities, to efficiently plan for different future scenarios and resource allocation.

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Important facts of PRACRITI:

  • PRACRITI will give details of the R0 (R nought) number of each state and district in India.
  • R nought refers to the number of people to whom the disease spreads from a single infected person.
  • The details will be based on the data available from sources such as the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), and World Health Organisation (WHO).

Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/SSC CGL:

  • IIT Delhi Director: V Ramgopal Rao.
  • IIT Delhi founded: 1961.

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