You will now be able to access local weather, extended forecasts & temperature information in real time, for any location Pan India. Adding to its list of awesome features, MapmyIndia, partners with The Weather Company (TWC) an IBM business, to integrate weather-related information on its mapping solutions. Shivalik Prasad, Executive Director MapmyIndia, during his press interaction informed “The weather information at hyper-local level and on real-time basis, will help customers make informed business decisions at faster pace. Accessed easily on web and mobile, the solution will enable higher profits and increased operational efficiency for customers”.
With MapmyIndia and TWC working together with highly accurate maps and timely weather predictions, preventive actions could be planned to save lives and prevent damage to national property caused due to unpredictable weather patterns. These “Precision Mapped Weather Forecasts” from MapmyIndia and TWC together, may help alleviate a lot of weather related issues in coming times.
MapmyIndia maps have been regularly used across government agencies. National Food Storage companies like Food Corporation of India would be able to use their exact digital storage locations on MMI maps and related weather forecasts to identify risk areas. They could then effectively protect their grain stores across the nation. Geo-fencing of areas, and looking at their weather data collated by TWC over years, would help predict rain weather conditions to save crops in states like Punjab.
Benefits of this “hand-shake” will accrue across various industries. Commenting on TWC’s partnerships, Himanshu Goyal says “Besides government, we are targeting sectors like automotive, sports, agriculture, logistics and disaster management,” during his interaction with The Economic Times
The collaboration has been published by the The Economic Times and PTI with inputs from Shivalik Prasad, Executive Director, Mapmylndia and Himanshu Goyal, India Sales and Alliance Leader, TWC
The Economic Times story was also covered in the Bangalore print edition of the paper.
The interaction with PTI was also covered across Business Standard; Business Today; India Today; Outlook India.
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