New Delhi, October 9: In the first of its kind, the Indian Air Force launched an innovative mobile health App named ‘MedWatch’ for all the citizens of India. On the occasion of its 86th anniversary, the Indian Air Force has launched an innovative mobile health App keeping with the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Digital India, Ayushman Bharat and Mission Indradhanush’. The app is conceived by the doctors of IAF and developed in-house by Directorate of Information Technology (DIT) with ZERO financial outlay.
‘MedWatch’, which is the first mobile health app in the three-Armed Services, is an Indian Air Force initiative and a small contribution to the citizens of India. The app was also displayed and showcased to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Air House in the evening. Indian Air Force Day 2018: Sachin Tendulkar Calls IAF 'Guardian of Our Sky', Watch Video.
The MedWatch app will provide correct, Scientific and authentic health information to air warriors and all citizens of India. The app is available on www.apps.mgov.gov.in and comprises of a host of features like information on basic First Aid, Health topics and Nutritional Facts; reminders for timely Medical Review, Vaccination and utility tools like Health Record Card, BMI calculator, helpline numbers and web links. Air Force Day 2018 Celebrated With Show of Might by IAF; Here's The Significance of This Day, Watch Video.
Indian Air Force celebrates the Air Force Day every year to mark the day the IAF was officially established in 1932. To mark the 86th Indian Air Force Day, a grand parade-cum-investiture ceremony was held at IAF station in Hindon, Ghaziabad on October 8. The celebrations were marked with various events, where the IAF personnel performed a drill with their rifles during the parade while the Garud Commando Force displayed their skills for the audience.