The Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH) is an initiative by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Given the impact of COVID-19 globally and in India, there was an urgent need to support R&D efforts in this direction and end any further damage to the economy. During the first wave of COVID-19 in India, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India supported the innovations offering comprehensive solutions to fight the pandemic through the startup-ecosystem.
CAWACH supports innovations in the areas of diagnostics, devices, informatics including bio-informatics & information management systems, any intervention for the control of COVID-19 and/or startup ideas to address/mitigate various challenges faced by country / society due to severe impact of COVID-19.
For more detailed information about the Programme: https://isba.in/