This is a closed group for Tech volunteers. Eligibility to join : Zeal to help local neighbourhood, ability read geographical information ( maps), use of smart phone (mostly android) basic English communication skills.
This is a group dedicated to plot necessary information to facilitate tourists and locals alike in knowing essential information about Rajahmundry and nearby locations by using geo location information that include pictures, phone numbers, websites, organizations using Waze App. Waze is almost similar to Google maps with extra features. Waze user along with Google maps, Foursquare and Open Street maps. It actually extends the purpose of navigation apps to a new level.
The group immediate goal is create a necessary data infrastructure for managing upcoming event Kumbhamela ( Godavari Pushkarau) during months of June and July, 2015. There is a large volume of data acquired, classified and plotted in Open Street Maps which makes the whole data to be reusable by downloading and process to users requirements. In upcoming event we are planning a team of volunteers to report to the central database where the data is plotted to be meaningful to authorities and public. This group will also uses other mapping platforms and tools to facilitate ease of use of maps and information.