Harit Path

2020 AUG 23

Preliminary   > Industry and Infrastructure   >   Miscellaneous   >   Information technology

Why in news?

  • National highways authority of India has launched a mobile app 'Harit Path' to monitor the plantation along the national highways.

About the App:

  •  'Harit Path' is a mobile app to monitor the plantations along National Highways.
  • It works through geo-tagging and web-based GIS enabled monitoring tools.
  • The app has been developed by NHAI to monitor location, growth, species details, maintenance activities, targets and achievements of each of its field units for each and every plant under all plantation projects.
  • Plants, photographs along with data of the plants captured using Harit Path will be uploaded every 3 months on NHAI’s AI powered Big Data Analytics platform – Data Lake


"Harit Path” is a mobile app that has been developed by:
(a)Indian Railways
(b)National Highway authority of India
(c)Ministry of  rural development
(d)Ministry of Shipping 

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