New Delhi, Nov 16: To give a further push to its digital India campaign, the government is planning to digitally map all the addresses in the country. The work has already begun and the pilot project has already been launched for three postal codes in Delhi and Noida.
This project will be supervised by Department of posts, which falls under the purview the Ministry of Communications.
After giving a major push to Aadhaar, the government is now planning to digitally map all the addresses in the country, whether residential or official.
n fact, the pilot project has already been launched for three postal codes in Delhi and adjoining Noida.
Department of Posts will allot a six-character alphanumeric digital address for every property and create eLoc or eLocation.WHen the mapping is done,the addresses will be linked property title and ownership, property tax records, details on utilities like electricity, water and gas.
"The results of the proof of concept may be utilised by the department towards developing a digital address format that would suit the purpose for a national-level project rollout," DoP additional director-general (mail operations) Abhishek Kumar Singh said in a letter written to MapmyIndia in September 27.