Covid risk surveillance centre set up by IIT Kanpur

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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has set up IIT Kanpur – CII Risk Surveillance Centre to monitor and control the spread of Covid-19 and other such infections in the future.

The IIT-CII Centre would work on mathematical forecast models based on health data that would help minimise the impact of infectious diseases. It would assist in understanding the transmission of infections and identify risk factors involved.

Important for Exam 

CII : Confederation of Indian Industries 

Founded in 1895.

President : T.V. Narendran 

Headquarters : New Delhi 

CII is  a lobby group of industrialists which try to influence the government’s in India  to make policies which are favourable to the industrialists in India.

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