eGovWatch: Top recent Digital India steps by under PM Narendra Modi egov

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    Logistics data tagging of containers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port The Jawaharlal Nehru Port becomes the first port in the country to implement logistics data tagging of containers. Jawaharlal Nehru Port implemented the logistics data bank tagging of containers, first of its kind facility, which will help importers/exporters track their goods in transit through logistics data bank service. An RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Tag) tag would be attached to each container which would be tracked through RIFD readers installed at different locations. It will integrate the information available with various agencies across the supply chain to provide detailed real time information within a single window. (Image source PTI)

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    Web based App for better crop and Nutrient management for Bihar farmers The Union Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh has launched Crop Manager for Rice-based Systems (CMRS) – a web based App for better crop and Nutrient management released for Bihar farmers in a program organised at ICAR-RCER in Patna. Crop Manager for Rice-based Systems (CMRS) is a web-based App which can be used with computer, mobile and tablet and aims to increase farmer’s net income and sustain the productivity for rice-based cropping systems in Bihar, India. CMRS provides irrigated and rainfed farmers with rice-based cropping systems in Bihar with a crop and nutrient management guideline customized to the needs of an individual farmer. CMRS uses a farmer’s answers to questions on farming practices to automatically generate a rice, wheat, or rabi maize management guideline.

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    RFID tags at Cochin Port Dr. K. N. Raghavan, Commissioner of Customs, Cochin has inaugurated a RFID (Radio Frequency Identification System) newly installed at Ernakulam Wharf of Cochin Port. The RFID is an access control system on digital platform for regulating movement of vehicles, cargo and people into the sensitive wharf area. The system dispenses away with manual checkings and reduces the waiting time at the wharf gates. Presently, access control of vehicles and persons are done through a manual gate pass system. The Port Users have registered in the system and have been given RFID tags. These are pasted on the wind shield glass and access is granted when the sensor of the system captures and recognizes the vehicle at the gates. (Image source Reuters)

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    Portal for mining of sand and minor minerals A new web portal has been launched for online submission and monitoring of environmental approvals for mining of sand and minor minerals. The web portal is a district-level, web-based and role-based workflow application for online submission and monitoring of proposals for Category B’2’projects. The web-based application automates the entire tracking of proposals, which includes online submissions of a new proposal, editing/updating the details of proposals at each stage of the workflow. (Image source Reuters)

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    Rural Development Ministry & ISRO MoU to geo-tag assets under MGNREGA scheme Assets or facilities created under the MGNREGA scheme in each gram panchayat will now be geo-tagged along with photographs through a partnership between Minisrty of Rural Development and ISRO. Geo-tagging assets will enable the government to better monitor, online recording of assets to check leakages and for effective mapping of terrain for future developmental works. Assets created under the scheme, such as man-made canals, dams, and irrigation & sanitation projects, agricultural facilities etc will be Geo-tagged along with photograph by Gram Rozgar Sahayak or Junior engineer of the facility through Bhuvan Mobile Platform. Around 30 lakh assets are created annually across the country under the rural job scheme and the Ministry has decided that through convergence with other schemes, the geo-tagging of such assets will be done on a mission mode.

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    Nivaran portal for Indian Railways employees Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has formally launched the Nivaran portal, an online system for redressal of service-related grievance of serving and former Indian Railways employees. This new initiative is a portal for the internal grievance redressal of railway employees and former railway employees, and in future, the portal will also have regional languages. Railways being the single biggest civilian employer in the country with over 1.3 millions strong work force, has created a well–structured multi layered enterprise wide mechanism for addressing staff matters. The Nivaran online system has been developed by CRIS, the IT arm of Indian Railways.