It is an initiative for innovators in the field of diagnostics and informatics that will offer comprehensive solutions through the startup ecosystem particularly to tackle the COVID-19 situation.

Key Pointers

  • Centre for Augmenting War with the COVID-19 health crisis (CAWACH) is backed by the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board( NSTEDB), the Government of India, and the Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  • The program is in alliance with Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) which is nominated by DST to offer funding support to startups working towards solutions to fight the pandemic.
  • All and all, CAWACH aims to reinforce startup ideas that look to mitigate the adversities in society due to the COVID-19 outbreak.