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  • Cyberabad Police & SCSC Launches COVID.SCSC.IN – a one-stop-shop portal of relevant, verified information of all Covid services for Citizens of Hyderabad

    Published on May 1, 2021

    Hyderabad: The Cyberabad Police & Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) launched an online resource, COVID.SCSC.IN – a one-stop-shop portal of relevant, verified information of all Covid services for Citizens of Hyderabad.

    Information is knowledge and knowledge is power. The right information at the right time is very key and is a much needed Portal in these current times.

    Disclosing this in a press note issued in the city today, VC Sajjanar, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad said though there is information available across social media platforms such as what’s app and other different sources is not validated and nobody knows about their authenticity.  The overload of information is creating confusion.

    This is indeed a great and timely service, said VC Sajjanar, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad while launching the services today.

    Cyberabad Police & SCSC felt there is a need for a curated and verified, one single source ready reckoner or platform to offer accurate information to the public and especially those in need of it especially in a crisis or emergency, it will be of great help.

    The project was led by Pratyusha Sharma, Joint Secretary SCSC for Women’s Forum to enable verified resources available for critical care, self-care and preventive care services to be updated on a timely basis.

    The key feature is Suppliers or Service Providers can also register through a portal validated by SCSC.

    The portal has four categories such as: Critical Care services, Self Care Services, Preventive Care Services and Latest Information

    The Critical Care Services include: Ambulance services; Oxygen suppliers; Hospitals and Beds; Plasma support; Blood Banks and Cremation Services

    The Self-care services include: Isolation centers and Home quarantine support; Doctors on Call; Diagnostic Centers; Pharmacies; Food Services

    The Preventive Care Services include: Psychologists / Counselors Support; Vaccination centers; PPE suppliers; Sanitization services

    Then Latest Information includes: Covid Bulletins; Key Contacts and Information; Network Groups

    Krishna Yedula, Secretary-General, SCSC talking about this initiative said, any Citizen who is looking for services or information like plasma, blood, Bed availability, oxygen suppliers, psychologists and counselors, diagnostic centers, food services etc can find verified and relevant information on the website.

    I would like to thank the Cognizant Outreach team led by Pratyusha Sharma, Amita Mulay, Yagna Priya , Siva, Badrinath A, Abdul Z Syed, Krishnaveni, Sushmita, Sarath Y, Sajid Ahmed who have volunteered their time said Krishna Yedula.

    Pallav Bajjuri of Kahaniya is its technology partner and Deep from Cisne Events Design partner.