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Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Launched 'Janmanrega' Mobile App

Sandeep Sood, Himachal Pradesh sood[dot]sandeep[at]nic[dot]in
  |   Jun 21, 2017
Launch of app by Sh. Narendra Singh Tomar

A View of the app showing Menu Options and MGNREGA Assets on the map

Sh. Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, launched Citizen Centric Mobile App - Janmanrega  on 19 June 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Sh. Ram Kripal Yadav, Minister of State for Rural Development, Sh. Amarjeet Sinha, Secretary (Rural Development) GoI and other distinguished guests were also present on the occasion.

The app is developed for android platform and is meant to provide important information about MGNREGA and Geo-MGNREGA to the citizen.

The beta version of the app provides support for English and Hindi language but the designing of the app supports multiple languages. At Installation stage, the user has to select the default Language and State. User can get registered using the mobile OTP based verification after which the user can set 4 digit pin to access the app. The app has feature to view assets created under MGNREGA spread all over the nation by selecting the State, District, Block and Panchayat. User can also view the assets in nearby places of radius 20 Mtr. to 5 K.M. from user current position.  These assets are tagged on the map. The map and tagged assets are provided by NRSC, Hyderabad who have tagged the MGNREGA assets under Geo-MGNREGA.

In the next version of this app, the user will be able to send feedback about the MGNREGA asset, where the user is present, using this app. The user will also be provided with query tools to view various other details associated with MGNREGA MIS.

This app is a joint effort of National Informatics Centre, National Remote Sensing Centre and MGNREGA team at Ministry of Rural Development. The app will ultimately strengthen Citizen to have a access to MGNREGA assets and provide their valuable feedback on any asset. The development of this app is being carried out by Centre of Competence for Mobile app Development, NIC Himachal Pradesh.

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