Indian digital mapping company, MapmyIndia has launched the new feature targeted maps and nearby search features for its mobile app as well as its official website (https://www.mapmyindia.com/). The new feature will help the Indians to find coronavirus vaccination centres around India.
Central Government has also integrated these features into cowin.gov.in which is the official covid-19 vaccination registration portal. This feature would help in guiding the people and connect them to the nearest vaccination centres.
Role of MapmyIndia during COVID-19
Ever since the coronavirus made its fall in India, the MapmyIndia has been geospatially mapping all the corona related places, treatment, testing, isolation centres and all the containment zones in real-time. It has also put all the vaccination centres across India on MapmyIndia maps in order to make critical vaccination effort seamless.
The Indian technology company MapmyIndia, builds the digital map data, location-based SaaS (Software as a service), telematics services and GIS AI services. The MapmyIndia was established in 1992 by Rakesh Verma and Rashmi Verma and it’s headquarter located in New Delhi. MapmyIndia is also having regional offices in Mumbai and Bengaluru while its international office is located at the San Francisco Bay Area. The company recently won the “Atmanirbhar App Challenge” for its consumer app called “Move”.
Owner Rakesh Verma and Rashmi Verma had also launched a start-up called C E Info Systems New Delhi in the year 1992. They later started working on developing a web mapping technology and provide products & services which are needed to enhance the marketing and logistics efficiency.
Projects by MapmyIndia
- The company took up its first ever project in the year 1993 to develop good quality maps comprising of detailed topography in order to support the marketing and logistics operations of Coca-Cola and Cellular One.
- By 2004, it launched its “Digital Mapping Portal” that provides free, customized and location-based services.
- Thus, this portal helps in last mile deliveries of the product and services. It also launched a GPS Navigation service called Road Pilot By 2010 which comprises the preloaded map for Indian Cities.
- MapmyIndia has also creating maps of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.
- MapmyIndia also launched a Covid-19 dashboard in 2020 that maps the real time containment zones, Covid testing and treatment centers nationwide.
MapmyIndia Features to Locate Corona Vaccination Centre MapmyIndia Features to Locate Corona Vaccination Centre