25 July 2017

Union Government launched Mobile App 'Aarambh' for Road Maintenance

Union Government launched Mobile App 'Aarambh' for Road Maintenance

Union Minister for Panchayati Raj, Rural Development, Drinking Water & Sanitation- Shri Narendra Singh Tomar and Deputy Director General (Policy) of International Labour Organization (ILO) Ms. Deborah Greenfield have launched the Mobile App for Road Maintenance “Aarambh”

This Mobile Phone App aims at the use of GIS based mapping for making road inventories, condition surveys, and producing cost estimates and other relevant data for preparation and monitoring of annual road maintenance plans.

In addition, Tomar and Greenfield also launched a Concept Note and Guidance Note for Mobilizing Funds for Maintenance of Rural Road. The Concept Note outlines innovative ways, which can be adopted by the State Governments for mobilizing additional funds for road maintenance.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • ILO is Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The Director-General of ILO is Guy Ryder.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

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