Sunday, August 21, 2016

Krishna Pushkaralu – 09 Illustrations of Deployment of Digital Tools

            A very brief introduction.

            A wide range of digital tools have been deployed at Krishna Pushkaralu  to increase the Spiritual Quotient of the Devotees.

            The preparations for the smooth conduct of Krishna Pushkaralu  by Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Government commenced a year ago. 

            The speed picked up after the conclusion of the Godavari Maha Pushkaram

The learning at the conduct of the Godavari Maha Pushkaram were taken into consideration for the smooth conduct of the KP both by Andhra and Telangana Governments

            The respective Chief Ministers were clear that Digital Tools are pivotal for the smooth conduct of the KP

Official website of Andhra Pradesh Krishna Pushkaralu  

Official website of Telangana Krishna Pushkaralu

            Both the website contain detailed information. The respective websites were unveiled to public in Mid-July 2016

Illustrative list of tenders floated for smooth conduct of KP

Digital Tools are handy to understand the rush of Devotees at Ghats, traffic movement and dissemination of information. 

11 illustrations of deployment of Digital Tools in the ongoing Krishna Pushkaralu . 

Illustration No 01: -- Usage of KAIZALA App for group communication  

Illustration No 02: -- Usage of KAIZALA App for reimbursement of expenses occurred during official travel. One of the major fraud prone areas was in improper claims of travel expenses. Through KAIZALA the bills can be geo-tagged which minimises instances of improper claims.

Illustration No 03: -- Toll Free HelpLine  1077 set up and maintained by students of IIIT-Nuzvid

Illustration No 04: -- Launch of  “KrisP” (Krishna Pushkaralu- Mahabubnagar Police). This Mobile App has been conceptualized and developed by a team of tech savvy   cops consisting of consisting of D.V.Srinivasa Rao (Additional SP), Kalmesh Shingenavar IPS (ASP Shadnagar, Ravindra Prasad (CI Amangal Circle), headed by, Rema Rajeswari, Mahabubnagar district police superintendent.

Illustration No 05: -- Krishna Pushkaram 2016 App By Government of AP krishna-pushkaralu-app-2016

Illustration No 06: -- Crowd Visualisation tool by Lab for Spatial Informatics-IIIT Hyderabad

Illustration No 07: -- Unidirection crowd management techniques to avoid stampedes

Illustration No 08: -- Holding areas for Vehicles and Devotees to minimise congestion at the Ghats

Illustration No 09: -- Deployment of Drones for live feedback

Rituals catch the eye in Krishna Pushkaralu