The Ministry of Home Affairs Guidelines dated May 17, 2020 made installation of Aarogya Setu on “best efforts basis”. However, the Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Civil Aviation, and the Noida Metro Rail Corporation have made Aarogya Setu mandatory for passengers using their services. We wrote to Minister of Railways, Minister of Civil Aviation, and Managing Director, Noida Metro Rail Corporation to consider the installation of Aarogya Setu on voluntary basis. Making the use of the App mandatory for passengers will lead to exclusion of class of people who do not use smartphones.
Read our representation below: