Uttar Pradesh Police, Government of Uttar Pradesh, and MapmyIndia have entered into an MoU that will ease traffic and improve safety in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
MapmyIndia’s Mappls app, a free 100% swadeshi app, that comes integrated with highly detailed and accurate digital maps and real-time navigation information, as well as now official planned road closures, advisories & real-time alerts from UP Traffic Police.
Commuters can also give feedback and real-time alerts which the UP Police and MapmyIndia Mappls will validate and publish, so that there is additional consumer crowd-sourcing of information, which is professional moderated, so that there is even more collaboration for better traffic management, road safety and emergency services delivery. Mappls App by MapmyIndia provides many more unique and beneficial features in comparison to the default pre-loaded foreign maps app does not, and hence citizens are advised to download and use the Mappls app from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
ADG Police, Traffic & Road Safety, Anupam Kulshreshtha, said “This is a historical partnership for better traffic delivery for citizens of Uttar Pradesh and we are proud to be perhaps the first state in the country to do this MoU with MapmyIndia. We have a lot of hard work to do now to take this initiative forward jointly. This will make traffic flow more smooth, regulated and flowing. Road safety too will be addressed.”
Rohan Verma, CEO & Executive Director, MapmyIndia said, “I thank the senior leadership of UP Police for this wonderful initiative to benefit the 23+ crore population of Uttar Pradesh, and reposing their confidence in MapmyIndia. Mappls is a fully indigenous platform and app, which focuses on delivering the unique and critical needs of all Indians with advanced maps and deep-tech. We are happy to be able to help commuters in UP travel hassle-free and safely, by giving them real-time traffic and safety alerts, in conjunction with UP Police.
Ensuring better traffic and road safety is a collective responsibility of the government, industry and citizens. We hope all commuters will use the Mappls app, and benefit from its features which enable better and safer navigation. Additionally, the Mappls app allows users to post feedback and alerts traffic, safety and other community issues on the map, to help other users and also inform the government of hyper-local issues, so that those issues at those locations can validated, communicated to relevant stakeholders, and be resolved. We hope citizens use the app, so that collectively the state of Uttar Pradesh, and our wonderful country India, continuously becomes better”
The Mappls App by MapmyIndia will be available free to the citizens. The app will assimilate all traffic advisories, notifications, safety alerts for public use, enable public to share/provide feedback on any traffic/safety related issues, facilitate seamless and smooth operability to designated officers of UP Police, who will closely update these notifications on the Mappls app on a day-to-today and continuous basis, so that commuters benefit.