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NITI Aayog has made the code of Arogya Setu App open source after several experts raised questions on privacy regarding Aarogya Setu. The new move comes 41 days after the app was launched in April. Remind that this contact tracing app has crossed the figure of 100 million registered users. NITI Aayog has released the source code of the Android version of Aarogya Setu, which is said to be used by 98 percent of its total users. NITI Aayog has also said that they will open the source code of the iOS and KaiOS versions of the Aarogya Setu app at a later stage.

Source code of Android version of Aarogya Setu on GitHub from May 26 midnight available are done. The National Informatics Center (NIC) has also announced a bug bounty program to encourage researchers to find flaws in the app.

At present, the Aarogya Setu app has 11.50 million registered users across all supported platforms. During the conference, Kant also highlighted that the app had already helped over 1,40,000 people by alerting them about the potential risk of coronavirus infection using its internal contact tracing technology.

Security experts help users in this app Express your concerns about privacy in advance And have also urged the government to open the code of the Arogya Setu app last month. NITI Aayog is also ready to release all subsequent updates of the app through its repository on GitHub.

In addition to open sourcing the code, the government has launched a bug bounty program, which will be hosted by the MyGov team. The program will help security researchers to get a reward of Rs 1 lakh. In this, a person who finds security vulnerabilities or vulnerabilities in the app will get a reward of Rs 1 lakh. Apart from this, an additional reward of Rs 1 lakh will also be given for correcting the code.

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