khan prahari mobile app launched to monitor coal mines and its management
The CMSMS is web based GIS application through which location of sites for unauthorised mining can be detected. Its objective is reporting, monitoring and taking suitable action on unauthorised coal mining activities. The basic platform used in the system is of Ministry of Electronics & Information . The leasehold boundary of all coal mines are displayed on this map. The system uses satellite data to detect changes by which unauthorised mining actiivity extending beyond allotted lease area to take suitable action. It also uses information provided by responsible citizens using smartphones using Khan Prahari mobile app.
It is tool used for reporting any activity taking place related to illegal coal mining like rat hole mining, pilferage etc. Using it, one can upload one can upload geo-tagged photographs of incident along with textual information directly to system. It uses both satellite data and human information