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 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