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The government launched new geospatial planning portal ‘Yuktdhara’


The government launched new geospatial planning portal ‘Yuktdhara’

The Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh launched the  new portal to ease  geospatial planning of MGNREGA assets using remote sensing and geographic information system-based data . Jitendra Singh, who is a Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office  & also in- charge of the Department of Space said  that the name given to the portal is  ‘Yuktdhara’, which is very appropriate .The word ‘Yukt’ means planning and ‘Dhara’ indicates flow. This  portal is  built  under various national rural development programmes and it will provide a repository of geotags.

 

The government launched new geospatial planning portal ‘Yuktdhara’