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‘SAHYOG’—An Integrated Geospatial Platform by DST and GOI

Current Context: Government of India and Department of Science and Technology (DST) have launched an application which is an integrated geospatial platform called ‘SAHYOG’.
‘SAHYOG’—An Integrated Geospatial Platform by DST and GOI

  • The basic aim behind this integrated geospatial platform is to help in decision making and supporting in area-specific strategies in order to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak and to handle its socio-economic impact and to provide a motivation for creating positive growth in its recovery phase.
  • SAHYOG is a mobile application as well as a web portal (https://indiamaps.gov.in/soiapp/) which is managed by Survey of India (SoI) and it will support the citizens and agencies to face the challenges related to socio-economic distress, health, and livelihood.
  • The platform helps to boost the public health delivery system of the state as well as center governments and provides necessary geospatial information related to COVID-19 by collecting specific datasets via community engagement.

Question:

Q.1 GOI has launched an integrated geospatial platform called SAHYOG with the help of which of the following organization?
a. DST
b. IIT-Bombay
c. Ministry of Health and family welfare
d. Infosys
‘SAHYOG’—An Integrated Geospatial Platform by DST and GOI ‘SAHYOG’—An Integrated Geospatial Platform by DST and GOI Reviewed by Neha Verma on April 17, 2020 Rating: 5

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