Telangana launches WhatsApp Chatbot on Covid-19 Updates

Today the Govt of Telangana launched its official WhatsApp Chatbot: TS Gov COVID Info (on 9000658658) as part of its efforts to provide people with genuine information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Launching the Chatbot, IT Minister, Industries KT Rama Rao said, "The Telangana Government has partnered with WhatsApp to create a dedicated Coronavirus Helpline for people to provide accurate information on the pandemic.

by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 07, 2020 13:44 IST

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Citizens can clarify their queries

In partnership with SB Technologies, a Hyderabad-based software solutions provider, and messenger people, one of WhatsApp's official business solution providers, the IT and health departments developed the WhatsApp Chatbot. Citizens with pandemic-related questions can now talk on WhatsApp with the state government to get all the crucial and correct details about the outbreak.

Principal Secretary, ITE&C Dept. Jayesh Ranjan said, 'Citizens with COVID-19 pandemic questions can now chat on WhatsApp with the Telangana government to obtain all crucial and correct information about the outbreak. To get going, 

  1. simply send "Hi" or "Hello" or "COVID" in a WhatsApp message to + 91-9000658658.

  2.  Click on the link to https://wa.me/919000658658?text=Hi to start the conversation.

Citizens with any queries and clarifications related to WhatsApp Chatbot can write to [email protected]

 

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