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Tag: Gps

mining in odisha
Odisha strictly following instructions on GPS in trucks, says Minister

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has made the installation of GPS (global positioning system) in the mineral transporting trucks mandatory to bring transparency in mines business, said steel and mines minister Prafulla Mallik. The GPS device, which is linked to the Integrated Mines and Mineral Management System or i3MS software, aims to stop illegal transportation of minerals, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
GPS to track vehicles transporting PDS rice in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: To keep a tab on diversion of essential commodities especially rice meant for the Public Distribution System (PDS) to the open market, the state government on Saturday decided to install Global Positioning System (GPS) on items transporting vehicles. Speaking on the decision at a press meet here, Food and Supplies minister Surya Narayan Patro […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mandatory GPS for mineral carrying vehicles comes into effect in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to bring transparency in mining, Odisha government has made installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) mandatory for all trucks involved in transporting of minerals from today onwards. Steel & Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick informed that no vehicles in Odisha can transport minerals without GPS from today. At present, 32,000 trucks are […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Panchayat polls: People of 2 GPs in Angul boycott polling

Angul: People of two Gram Panchayats (GPs) in Angul district today boycotted polling for the 4th phase Panchayat polls protesting the dumping yard set up by the Angul Municipality. According to reports, people of Talamula and Talamula Sasan GPs boycotted polling and staged dharna in front of the polling booths demanding immediate shifting of the […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Polling for 4th phase Panchayat polls begins in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The fourth and penultimate phase Panchayat polls began in Odisha this morning amid tight security in 28 districts. Barring Jharsuguda and Boudh districts, polling would be conducted in the remaining 28 districts. “A total of 50,61,974people would exercise their franchise for the election of 1324 Panchayat Samiti members and 18,876 Ward Members in 162 […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Pradipta Mohapatra
Odisha makes GPS mandatory for vehicles carrying PDS items

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of rampant theft of public distribution system (PDS) items, the Odisha government has decided to install Global Positioning System (GPS) in each vehicle carrying these items from the depot. A decision to this effect was taken at a review meeting of the Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare department presided over by Principal […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Banking services in unbanked GPs soon: CS

Bhubaneswar: In an effort to help the rural mass to get the benefits of developmental schemes, the Odisha government is contemplating covering the gram panchayats (GPs) where banking facilities are still a distant dream. This was informed by chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi after a State level bankers’ meet here. “We are concentrating on sectors […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
GPS installation in mineral carrying vehicles by Aug

The Odisha government on Wednesday decided to put the mining and transportation of mineral activities under constant satellite surveillance

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Researchers make GPS in smartphones even smarter

Sydney: A team of scientists has been successful in significantly improving the accuracy of the global positioning system (GPS) in smartphones. By combining signals from four different Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs), researchers from the University of Otago, New Zealand in collaboration with Curtin University, Australia demonstrated that it is possible to achieve centimetre (cm)-level […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices soon

New Delhi: To ensure punctual running of trains during the winter, the Railways has planned to us GPS-enabled fog safety devices to alert the locomotive pilot about the approaching signals. A railway official told IANS that plans were afoot to use the GPS-based devices in trains that would provide advance warning. The official said that […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Japan launches latest satellite of positioning system

Tokyo: Japan on Tuesday successfully launched the fourth and final satellite that makes up its terrestrial positioning network system, which will improve the current GPS services and help create a better communications system during a disaster. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launched a Japanese H-IIA rocket with the Michibiki-4 communications […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Reliance Energy launches app for complaints on defective street lights

Mumbai: In an effort to make Mumbai streets safer after dark, Reliance Energy has launched a new app-based service for lodging complaints on defective street lights, an official said here on Thursday. The Geographical Information System (GIS)-based technical innovation ‘StreetlightComp.Reg’ is available on its mobile app to enable Mumbaikars alert Reliance Energy about street light-related issues […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Japan to launch third GPS satellite

Tokyo: Japan is set to launch the third of its four global positioning system (GPS) satellites in August aimed at establishing an efficient communication system in the event of natural disasters. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on Thursday said the launch will take place from the Tanegashima Island space centre in Kagoshima prefecture on August […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
GPS tracking devices in mineral bearing trucks by Dec 28 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In order to streamline the mining activities in the state, the Odisha government on Saturday said Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking devices will be installed in the trucks carrying minerals by December 28 this year. “GPS tracking devices will be installed in the trucks used for mineral transportation. We will track the movements of […]

  • Friday, 02 July 2021
GPS to be made mandatory in feature phones

New Delhi: The government is likely to make GPS mandatory in feature phones by withdrawing an exemption it granted earlier, according to official sources. The move will enable the government to roll out panic button facility on mobile phones, aimed at helping women in distress. The government ordered all mobile manufacturers in 2016 to mandatorily […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Massive Irregularities In 108 Ambulance Service Alleged Under Odisha Govts Nose
Bhubaneswar: Ambulances Get GPS Tracking For Quick Transfer Of Covid Patients

Putting technology to use for better COVID management and quick transfer of patients to the Dedicated COVID Hospitals (DCH) and COVID Care Centres (CCC), the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started GPS tracking of ambulances.

  • Saturday, 15 May 2021
Dolphin Census Begins In Chilika, Bhitarkanika

Bhubaneswar: The annual headcount exercise of dolphins inhabiting along brackish water bodies of the Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary and Chilika lake began on Sunday. Official sources said, 18 teams comprising 133 officials have been engaged for the enumeration of Irrawaddy dolphins at Chilika, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon. The teams began the annual census at 6 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
GPS-based Toll Collection System Cleared, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Bhubaneswar: The Centre is hoping that the toll income may rise up to Rs 1.34 lakh crore in five years using Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that the Government has finalised GPS-based(Global Positioning System) technology toll collection to ensure seamless movement […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021

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