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  • Rural Management and Development Department, Govt. of Sikkim

    MG-NREGA GIS Initiatives
    1. GIS based Monitoring system
      1. Sub panchayat village base maps
      2. Integration with socio economic data
      3. SMS based micro monitoring system
    2. GIS based Asset Management System
    3. GIS based Monitoring System
      1. GIS Base Maps prepared upto Sub-Panchayat level in 2008
      2. Maps prepared using 1:25000 SOI Toposheets
      3. GIS Platform using latest software and hardware used
      4. Terrain features over-layed from NASA maps
      5. Integrated with Socio Economic Data from DESME Census 2006 and Census of India-2001
      6. Will facilitate targeting the backward areas, rural planning and livelihood interventions
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    SMS based Micro Monitoring System
    1. GRS will send the MGNREGA progress update data through SMS.
    2. SMS will be sent twice a month.
    3. This SMS will be received as an email
    4. The received data will be updated into the database.
    5. This data will be later used to update the GIS maps.
    6. These GIS Maps will be made available in the official website
    GIS based Asset Management System
    1. Each Block has already been provided with a hand held Garmin GPS
    2. On a monthly basis the Block office will prepare an inventory of MG-NREGA assets using GPS
    3. Based on these GPS points, GIS map will be prepared

    This map will help to keep track of different MG-NREGA assets


    MGNREGA Mobile Application Features
    1. Mobile phone based real time solution to track completed / in progress work
    2. The programme officer initiates the work by capturing the site image, GPS coordinates and date and time from satellite.
    3. Get the work done by unskilled manual work force
    4. Upon completion of a milestone, capture GPS coordinates and photo of site
    5. Captures the date & time for both initiating and completion task
    6. This application does not require SIM card
    7. Application display database in Kannada language
    8. Server side can populate captured GPS coordinates data on Google map or other digital maps.
    9. Visit nearest taluk panchayath office and download the data from mobile instrument to Local PC
    10. Upload the data from PC to the central server
    11. Report generation
    Proposed Solution proposed-solution
    1. Initially Program officer captures the GPS coordinates, in the camera cum GPS unit and fills in required data in mobile instrument.
    2. Total 2 Images, 2 Timestamps are captured in Database.
    3. The device is then connected to the taluk panchayath local computer and database is downloaded to the computer.
    4. From Taluk Panchayath, the database is uploaded to the central server in ZP office through Internet
    product-framework Proposed Solution
    1. Symbian S60 3rd Edition based Mobile Phone Application.
    2. Uses dedicated Server
    3. Registration of the Mobile instrument
    4. Application in Kannada Language
    5. Duplicate Entries taken care by Application Software.
    6. Message Format to Ensure Error correction.
    7. Messages are Secured by encryption.
    8. Messages are Digitally Signed for Identity (Optional)

    Theft Management taken care as the data can be deleted remotely (if SIM in mobile instrument is activated).


    Following reports can be generated

    1. Panchayath based
    2. Village basde
    3. Card holder based
    4. Daily/weekly/monthly/yearly reports
    5. Completed/pending work reports
    6. Date & time of starting & completion work report