The Domestic navigation app will prove to be a milestone in India’s self-reliant India campaign. In such a situation, the user will not have to depend on foreign organizations for navigation service map and geospatial services. Meaning you will no longer need Google Map, Google Earth.
Tech786: India is going to get its own navigation app soon. Also a mapping portal and geospatial data service will be available. The Indian Space Research Organization has formed a partnership with Location and Navigation Technology Solution Provider MapMyIndia to provide indigenous navigation services to India. Rohan Verma, CEO and executive director of MapmyIndia, said satellite image and observation data would be made available by ISRO.
Whereas MapmyIndia will provide digital service. He said that it would prove to be a milestone in India’s self-reliant India campaign. In such a situation, the user will not have to depend on foreign organizations for navigation services, maps and geospatial services. Rohan Verma said that you will no longer need Google Map, Google Earth.
ISRO partnered with MapmyIndia
According to ISRO, Department of Space has partnered with MapmyIndia. In this, the help of indigenous service like NavIC, Bhuvan will be taken. Explain that the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is called NavIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation). It is the indigenous navigation system of India, developed by ISRO. The same Bhuvan is a central geo-portal developed and hosted by ISRO. It has tools for geospatial data service and analytics.
What will be special Features in Domestic Navigation App?
1- The indigenous navigation app will be unique to Google Map in many ways.
2- In it, border areas will be shown based on the guidelines of the Government of India.
3- It will take special care of India’s unity, integrity.
4- It will get real satellite images, which will be made available by ISRO.
5- The indigenous navigation app will be absolutely free.
6- The indigenous navigation app will not come with any advertising business model.
7- MapmyIndias’s map covers almost 7.5 lakh villages in India, roads, buildings of more than 7500 cities. Also 63 million km across the country. Road is the detail of network.
8- Map My India provides information on about 30 million locations.