Minister of state for electronics and IT, Sanjay Dhotre has informed the parliament that Aarogya Setu app has over 157 million registered users and that the app has maintained utmost transparency in all aspects.

Elaborating on this further, he noted that Aarogya Setu is equipped with security features to protect the confidentiality and security of users’ data.

This response has come in the backdrop of the app getting a low rating by an independent media company called MIT Technology Review.

The parliament was also informed that no inputs were sought from the National Informatics Centre (NIC) prior to publishing of the report.