The government is planning towards digitally mapping all the addresses in the country, whether residential or official. MapmyIndia’s eLoc, India’s first Nation-wide Digital Address will transform historical addresses and disrupt traditional mapping and navigation services, bringing immense convenience to individuals and significant benefits to businesses and governments across India.
The pilot project is being carried out by the Department of Posts (DoP), which comes under the purview of the Ministry of Communications. Department of Posts will allot a six-character alphanumeric digital address for every property and create eLoc or eLocation. – Once mapped, the addresses will be linked to information like property and ownership details, property tax records, and details on utilities like electricity, water and gas.
Mr. Rakesh Verma, Managing Director, MapmyIndia informs that benefits of eloc will help travelers and commuters search, share and navigate to doorstep destination. It will also reduce time, money, fuel wastage and expenses for businesses in the e-commerce, transportation, logistics and field operations domains”.
Times of India Nov 16, 2017
The department of post – which is under the ministry of communications — has ordered a pilot project that will accord a six-character alphanumeric digital address for every property for three postal pin code locations. A simple, standardized and precise pan-India digital address system , includes over 2 crore eLocs of individuals, businesses and government set-ups (properties, flats, buildings, residences, houses, offices, businesses, tourist points of interest, villages, localities, cities, roads etc) across urban and rural India.
Accessing and integrating these eLoc data, MapmyIndia MD, Rakesh Verma said, “eLoc will help travelers and commuters search, share and navigate to a destination’s exact doorstep far more easily and quickly. It will also reduce time, money, fuel wastage and expenses for businesses in the e-commerce, transportation, logistics and field operations domains”.
Diwali the festival of light, brought everyone together at MapmyIndia. At MapmyIndia we celebrate life creating the aura of peace, happiness and prosperity.
The entire office was decorated with flowers, light, rangoli and lamps. Dressed in traditional Indian attire we celebrated the rich culture of India. The celebrations had started by offering our tribute to Lord Ganesha by presenting few melodious songs. Followed by some amazing performances from MapmyIndians. The celebrations builds the spirit of unity, giving value to every MapmyIndian with the feeling of festivity.
Time flies when you are building a B2B driven and a B2C oriented, successful technology company. In our fourth move since the company’s founding, we have continued to live by the mantra “work hard and scale up.
We are excited at MapmyIndia, moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things! e have moved to a new and bigger office. We have grown from a 25 employee, 200 sqft office in a commercial market, to a spacious 36000 sqft sprawling office in a business commercial hub housing 750+ employees! Currently situated at 237 Okhla Industrial Area Phase 3 the office is centrally located in the business hub of South Delhi. We thank our customers who have supported and encouraged us through our journey and inspired us to achieve our goals.
Inc42.com covered MapmyIndia’s success story of creating India’s most exhaustive, accurate, and information rich digital maps and revolutionizing the use of GIS in the business models in India. The company was started by the husband-wife duo, Rakesh & Rashmi Verma in 1994 who led MapmyIndia’s pioneering and path breaking effort to create the foundation, framework and architecture for a robust and scale-able model of digital mapping in India. Today MapmyIndia team successfully delivers India’s most comprehensive and feature rich location data products and services. This unique and highly effective business model of MapmyIndia has been highly acknowledged and recommended in a case study by Harvard Business Review.
“Currently, the company offers an entire API stack, IOT devices, a map app, and is creating disruptive technologies for a better, safer and a smarter India. It has mapped over 10.54 Mn unique Points of Interests, expanded coverage of over 2 Mn Kilometers of road network, 7068 cities at street level with house address level data for 80 cities, 6 Lakh villages, and 3D & 2D landmarks in 86 cities”. The core of the company is that we build maps, says Rohan Verma, CTO MapmyIndia. Taking forward his parents passion and legacy, his vision is, to, creating the digital twin of the real world. A full 360-degree, indoor, outdoor, where we have an idea of how the world functions. The idea is that one day the digital twin of the world has to be made, for digital world experience.
Not fazed by the competition , Mapmyindia is dedicated to providing value added services with maps and location technologies, an asset for the country, with focus on being better, thus playing a key role in developing smart cities and swacch Bharat initiatives to make a world better place for the billions.
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