To empower people across the world to fight against COVID-19, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) has launched India’s own unique COVID-19 Information Portal at CUPB City Campus.
The portal consists authentic information and sources are available for the references, research, and common understanding of the phenomenon. CUPB has taken initiative to develop a unique information portal for internet users under the guidance of honourable Vice-Chancellor Prof R.K. Kohli, where all the important information and official links are provided at one forum.
This portal will provide exclusive authentic information to scientists, medical practitioners, administrators, media persons, bureaucrats and diplomats.
CUPB COVID-19 Information Portal will be updated automatically. This information portal, provides authentic information & official resources related to Global COVID-19 Updates, India COVID-19 Dashboard, Health Guidelines (Issued by WHO, CDC, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI), along with MHRD E-learning Initiatives, COVID-19 Research Funding (By National and International Agencies), Details of PM Cares Fund, Arogya Setu App, and other essential information, which can be accessed by visiting https://cupcovid19.info.
On this occasion, Vice-Chancellor Prof R.K. Kohli mentioned that during this crisis, people are notonly struggling to fight with pandemic but also with infodemic due to ample amount of verified and unverified information related to COVID-19 available on the internet.
He added this portal would serve as gateway for exploring research funding, research publications, global updates, government announcements, and best strategies to beat COVID 19. He also informed that this information portal will serve as an important tool to prevent the spread of fake news related to COVID-19.
He added, this portal would also help students by providing access to authentic E-Learning Material approved by MHRD. Apart from this, CUPB COVID-19 Information Portal will also help media houses, news channels and broadcasting mediums to report authentic and accurate information by cross verifying the fact.