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Covid-19: Govt proposes to make Aarogya Setu app mandatory for air travel

Passengers who have a green code in the app will be allowed to enter airport terminal

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Coronavirus | Civil Aviation Ministry | Lockdown

Arindam Majumder & Aneesh Phadnis  |  New Delhi/ Mumbai 

The government has proposed to make it mandatory for flyers to have Aarogya Setu installed on their mobile phones. If this happens, India will be the first nation after China to make a mobile app compulsory for travel. “People whose Aarogya Setu app is not ‘green’ are not to be allowed inside the terminal building.

Persons above 80 years will also be restricted in the first phase of resumption,” a draft note circulated by the ministry and reviewed by Business Standard said. A committee of civil aviation ministry, which is finalising the procedures for ...

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First Published: Mon, May 11 2020. 01:21 IST