OneTouch Mangaluru Smart City app for public soon: Easy access to various depts


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Dec 8: With the city moving on fast track of development with Mangaluru Smart City, the city dwellers are also getting access to various facilities. As an extension of these things, shortly, the OneTouch Mangaluru (OTM) app under Smart City project has been developed and it will be made available for public use shortly.

The app will make it possible for the citizens to get information about the transport facilities, tourism, quality of air, water supply waste disposal and several other information and facilities. People will have integrated information about Mangaluru on their fingertips. The app has been developed as part of a scheme to provide smart services to the citizens.

OTM app will enable people to avail services of various departments including city corporation, RTO, city police, railway etc. For information of transport they have automatic vehicle locator system. Through GPS it finds the current location of the bus, speed, time of arrival etc. Relating to solid waste management issues, officials can get information about the waste delivery van. People can also register complaints if any through the app. The entire gamut of activities like door to door collection of waste, transfer of waste from small to big vehicles and its transportation to the garbage heap will be available. Disaster management, emergency contact, helpline contact, police, fire stations information, telephone numbers of hospitals etc will be available in OTM. Information of tourist spots, how to reach there etc, will also be available.

Tourists coming here can log in to the app and register themselves by creating email ID, mobile number, pass word etc. Once released, the app will be available on play store. General manager of Smart City, Arunprabha K S, said that the app is ready to be released, but its launch has been put on hold because of the existing election code of conduct. Once the same is cleared, the app will be released, he added.

 

 

 

 

  

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Raheja Waterfront

    Thu, Dec 09 2021

    This is what happens when you assign a Cobbler to do a Plumbers Job ...

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  • Abilash Shetty, Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 08 2021

    What is being done to reduce traffic within the city? Zebra crossings are very limited and none of the cars stop at zebra crossing for pedestrians. Some of junctions don't even have a proper traffic signal. And don't even start about footpaths which are very narrow to walk on or do not exist. The city is being designed for cars and not for people. This should change.

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  • Rahul, Mluru/dxb

    Wed, Dec 08 2021

    99Most of the services are digitised but only for officers and not for public. I wish smart app help us issue official documents like birth certicate, property documents etc without visiting government office.

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  • Ozy, Surathkal

    Wed, Dec 08 2021

    All these apps are not for people's benefit. Ex :recently they have started online property tax payments, before they used to calculate waste management charges for the house for ground floor area. Now if you have first floor of your house that area to considered for calculation. Before it was Rs.900 for me and now it's 1500 for only collecting plastic waste once a week. Next they are calculating total surrounding area of your plot too. So my dear people this Government is only for squeezing out money from the people.

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, India

    Wed, Dec 08 2021

    Smart City app started crashing after seeing dug up roads in Mangalore ..

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Raheja Waterfront

    Wed, Dec 08 2021

    We don't need any outside help for Mangaluru Smart City ...

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