COVID-19: A mobility start-up in Assam develops a mobile app "STAY HOME"

GUWAHATI: A mobility start-up in Assam, ParkingRhino has developed a mobile app "STAY HOME" to track home quarantine people to reduce the spread of the COVID19 pandemic.

Financial institution, North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi) has extended venture funding to this group.

“We, ParkingRhino have developed a mobile app "STAY HOME" to track home quarantine people to reduce the spread of the COVID19 pandemic. After suspected/contacted tracing who are advised to take home quarantine by the authorities has to install this mobile app. The mobile app and real-time data analytics dashboard will help authorities to track down self-quarantine violations and take necessary action,” the company stated in a statement.

The company added, “research and data suggested that COVID19 spread can be reduced using social distancing, ensure suspected people to do self-quarantine at home and use best practices and reach out to helpline or doctors for any immediate help. We are trying to solve this challenge by a mobile app that is easy to use, massively scalable any part of India, real-time dashboard and giving big data analysis to help the authorities.”