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CoWIN goes global: India makes tech open source, 142 nations show interest

This is perhaps the first time any nation is making a software platform developed by its public sector initiative open for the world

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India has administered over 350 million doses of vaccine through this platform so far

Sohini Das Mumbai
India is making its digital platform for Covid19 vaccination drive, CoWIN, open source for all countries to access, adapt and use. This is perhaps the first time that any country is making a software platform developed by its public sector open for the world.

Speaking at the CoWin Global Conclave on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Soon, CoWIN will be available to any and all countries.” The software can be customised to any country according to  local requirements.

India has administered over 350 million doses of vaccine through this platform so far.

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First Published: Jul 05 2021 | 6:34 PM IST

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