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‘CovidGyan’----Launched by TIFR, IISc and TMC

Current Context: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) has launched a website called ‘CovidGyan’ with the
‘CovidGyan’----Launched by TIFR, IISc and TMC
main objective to create awareness among the public and bring in a holistic approach to understand COVID-19 and to motivate the community to provide the potential ways to mitigate it.
  • This science-based website is basically a multi-institutional, multi-lingual science communication initiative which is launched to inculcate scientific as well factual aspects of COVID-19 pandemic outbreak among the community.
  • More about CovidGyan:It is a hub to bring together a collection of resources in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The resources are authentic and are generated by research institutions in India and several associated programs. The content covers a wide range of details about COVID-19 symptoms, exact behavior of the novel COVID-19,how it spreads from person to person, its diagnostics measure and the precaution measures to stop its spreading among the community.
  • Many other partners including Vigyan Prasar, IndiaBioscience, and the Bangalore Life Science Cluster (BLiSc), which includes Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (InStem), Centre for Cellular And Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), and National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) have also joined the initiative.
  • The website is designed with multi-faceted aspects to provide 'right information' which includes talks from eminent scientists in audio or podcast formats, infographics, posters, videos, FAQs and Mythbusters, and even links to scientific papers.
  • Link of the website:


Q.1 What is the name of science-based website launched by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) to create awareness and to provide remedies about Coronavirus to the community?
a. CovidGyan
b. CoronaGyan
c. COVID-19 Gyan
d. Corona Knowledge
‘CovidGyan’----Launched by TIFR, IISc and TMC ‘CovidGyan’----Launched by TIFR, IISc and TMC Reviewed by Neha Verma on April 15, 2020 Rating: 5

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