Pulwama to Have GPS on Vehicles

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PULWAMA: In a novel step towards ushering accountability and transparency into the system, the District   Administration Pulwama is installing GPS tracking devices in all the vehicles of Municipal Committees besides Geo tagging of collection and dumping sites to ensure strict vigilance over the movement of these vehicles.

The District Administration is installing the tracking devices in all the vehicles including trucks, dumpers, JCB’s, Hoppers etc available under the offices of Municipal Council Pulwama and Municipal Committees Pampore, Awantipora, Khrew and Tral

This step has been initiated by the District Administration after the Councilors have raised the issue of overcharging and manipulation of bills by the concerned Municipal Committees and Municipal Council.

The GPS tracking devices would help in tracking the movement of the vehicle besides the inbuilt Odometer would help in calibrating the actual distance travelled by the vehicle.

The android based App hosted on the cloud, has the feature of tracking live location of the vehicles which would facilitate all Executive Officers to know the actual location of the vehicles, distance covered by  the  vehicle in  the last fifteen days, speed monitoring and path tracking so that the fake billing and excessive consumption of POL is checked.

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