GIS-based automated water connection and online booking of community halls in full swing under e-Chhawani in cantonments

What is the News?

The Union Defence Minister has launched a GIS-based automated water connection and online booking of community halls under e-Chhawani Portal.

What is a GIS-based automated water connection?

The Geographical Information Systems(GIS) based automatic water supply system is the first of its kind in the country to automate the granting of the water connection to the residents of cantonments.

The system allows citizens to identify the location of water supply connections on cantonment maps. The system automatically determines the nearest water pipeline and checks the feasibility of providing a connection from the water pipeline.

The applicant can make instant payment of water connection charges after which the system automatically generates the water connection sanction letter.

What is automated community hall booking?

It is an online system that facilitates residents of cantonments to book community halls online without any physical application and intervention of cantonment officials.

Source: This post is based on the articleGIS-based automated water connection and online booking of community halls in full swing under e-Chhawani in cantonments published in The Hindu on 13th January 2022.

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