How Indian startups are hustling during COVID-19 lockdown

As India goes into complete lockdown to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, these startups are continuing to hustle in these trying times.

27th Mar 2020
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Startups hustling during nationwide lockdown

delhi startups

As India goes into complete lockdown to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, these startups are continuing to hustle in these trying times.



FM unveils COVID-19 economic package

Nirmala Sitharaman

File photo of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The government unveiled a Rs 1.70 lakh crore economic package involving free foodgrain and cooking gas to the poor for the next three months, among others.



A new coronavirus portable testing kit

Indian Bank

UK researchers have developed a portable smartphone-based kit that sequences genetic material from a throat swab and can detect coronavirus in just 50 minutes.



Insurance cover for healthcare workers

Nirmala Sithraman

The government has finalised an economic stimulus package to deal with the impact of the 21-day countrywide lockdown.



Demand soars but startups run into roadblocks

E-grocery delivery

The 21-day lockdown has heightened demand for groceries and daily essentials, but startups like BigBasket, Grofers, Ninjacart, and Dunzo are facing on-ground challenges.



6 free apps to break the monotony of WFH

Coronavirus work from home

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Here is a list of few tried and tested free apps that will help break the monotony and bring out your hidden talents during the coronavirus outbreak.



Convenient car travel for the differently-abled

Caruna

The team at Caruna

Developed by an engineer, Caruna is an automotive accessibility product that helps the differently-abled and elderly to move in and out of a car easily.



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