UMANG app will now show blood banks, markets, lightning alerts using MapmyIndia maps


The authorities’s UMANG app will now begin displaying blood banks, petrol pumps, mandis and different service areas on account of the mixing of MapmyIndia Maps with it. The UMANG app is a single platform app for residents to entry all key authorities providers equivalent to Aadhaar, DigiLocker, and PayGov.

Users will additionally have the ability to view these places on detailed, interactive constructing avenue and village degree maps of India constructed by MapmyIndia, in accordance with a press launch by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY).

The integration will additionally enable customers to view the driving distance and get driving instructions, together with turn-by-turn voice and visible steerage. These options are additionally accessible on MapmyIndia’s personal maps utility. The app will additionally enable customers to obtain visitors and street security alerts throughout navigation.

As of now, the UMANG app has added map performance for 3 providers: Mera Ration, eNAM and Damini. The ‘Mera Ration’ integration will let customers navigate to the ‘Nearest Fair Price Shops’, which will be seen within the type of tips on the MapmyIndia built-in map.

For eNAM, the map will show close by mandis, whereas for Damini, the map will give lightning alerts to customers with visuals of close by areas the place lightning has struck in the previous couple of minutes.

Other providers which will come to the Maps choice on the UMANG app are ESIC (Employees’ State Insurance) to assist them view hospitals, dispensaries on the map, Indian Oil to show close by gasoline and gasoline filling stations. It will additionally add NHAI (National Highway Authority of India) providers associated to toll plazas and toll charges info and the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for offering info equivalent to close by police stations on the map.

Finally, the map will additionally let customers increase complaints of broken roads by deciding on the street on MapmyIndia platform beneath the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (Meri Sadak).

“We are thankful and grateful to the National eGovernance Division, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, and especially to our Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji, for integrating MapmyIndia Maps and APIs into the Umang app, which is one of the most popular and useful government apps of India, ” Rohan Verma, CEO & Executive Director, MapmyIndia stated in a press assertion.

The newest addition comes as one other enhance for MapmyIndia, which had introduced a tie-up with India’s area company ISRO in February as nicely. The firm, which is likely one of the oldest gamers within the mapping trade, had stated it will associate with ISRO to create new mapping merchandise.


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