Ranchi, June 22: Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday launched an app named Irrigation Source Monitoring System (I&SM).
The app has been developed by Jharkhand Space Application Centre of Information Technology & e-governance department GOJ.
GIS-based application I&SM will facilitate surveillance and monitoring of the construction work of the irrigation sources.
During the launching ceremony CM directed the officials to update ongoing farm pond digging status on campaign mode with the help of I&SM application.
This Android-based mobile app will update about the irrigation sources through data and Geo-Tagged photographs.
Initially data related to farm pond digging (bobha) is being stored in this app. Information of this application can be uploaded offline/online in the server.
Chief secretary Raj BalaVerma, development commissioner cum additional chief secretary Amit Khare, Rural Development principal secretary N. N. Sinha, principal secretary, Forest and Environment Sukh Dev Singh, Agriculture principal secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni, secretary to CM Sunil Kumar Burnwal and other officials attended the app launch held at the Project Building.