Links & Resources

INSACOG Data Portal

INSACOG is a multi-laboratory, multi-agency, Pan-India network to monitor genomic variations in the SARS-CoV-2 by a sentinel sequencing effort. The network carries out whole genome sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 virus across the nation, aiding the understanding of how the virus spreads and evolves, and provide information to aid public health response. INSACOG also aims to focus on sequencing of clinical samples to understand the disease dynamics and severity.

AarogyaSetu App

AarogyaSetu App is an initiative for staying informed and alert against COVID19. The App aims to develop a digital Bridge to fight against COVID-19.

MyGov Portal

The portal contains all the information, resources, updates, notifications, activities, etc initiated by Government of India.

MoHFW Website

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare website contains all the information and resource materials at its Home page.

COVID-19 Updates (By IISc)

This is the official COVID 19 page of the Indian Institute of Science. All advisories, which have been issued by the competent authority, that relate to the functioning of various aspects of the Institute can be found here.


The initiative is developed by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), an Autonomous Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. This website serves as a hub to bring together a collection of resources in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. These resources are generated by public supported research institutions in India and associated programs. The content presented here relies on the best available scientific understanding of the disease and its transmission.

India COVID-19 Clinical Research Collaborative Network

The National Task Force has recommended to establish the “India COVID-19 Clinical Research Collaborative Network” to be coordinated by the Indian Council of Medical Research. The goal of this network is to enhance the clinical understanding of COVID-19 in the country so as to develop specific clinical management protocols and further R&D for therapeutics. For this purpose, a central database of clinical and laboratory parameters of hospitalized COVID-19 cases is being created. 

Standard Operating Procedure for Specimen Collection, Packaging and Transport Guidelines for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The document contains the detailed information, procedure, and dos & don'ts of Specimen Collection, Packaging and Transport Guidelines for 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

COVID-19 Testing Laboratories Location Map

The website is a visual representation of Diagnostic Laboratories doing testing across the country for presence of 2019-nCoV. The website has also detailed information for each laboratory across the country.

ICMR Rapid Response Team for COVID-19

The document contains emails and direct contact numbers related to COVID-19 management at Apex level.

Guidelines for Waste disposal

The document contains the detailed information related to handling, treatment and disposal of biological as well as non biological waste disposal during diagnosis, quarantine, isolation period and treatment of COVID-19 Patients.

Guidelines for Quarantine facilities

The documents entails the specific requisites for establishing quarantine facilities. This includes evaluation of proposed sites to all the checklist for establishing the centres.

Advisory & strategy for use of rapid antibody based blood test for COVID-19

The document contains advisory to start rapid antibody based blood test for COVID-19.

Containment Plan for Large Outbreaks of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019

The document contains detailed information of containment Plan for Large Outbreaks of COVID-19.

Advisory on use of Homemade Protective Cover for Face & Mouth

The document contains detailed information on use of Homemade Protective Cover for Face & Mouth.


The Covid-Gyan stores information about Helplines/Guidelines/Volunteers/Organizations who can defeat Covid-19 by Creating Awareness and Heling Common Folk.

India COVID-19 Tracker

The website, a crowsource initiative, contains information of districtwise number of active positive COVID-19 Patients across the country, on real-time basis.