'Khanan Prahari' Mobile app to Curb Illegal Mining launched

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Khanan Prahari

The government on 13 February launched a mobile app namely ‘Khanan Prahari’ and a web app Coal Mine Surveillance and Management System (CMSMS).

An overview of the news

  • It has been launched to report unauthorised coal mining activities so that monitoring and appropriate action can be taken by the concerned law and order enforcing authority.

CMSMS Application

  • CMSMS has been developed to take transparent action to curb illegal mining and use of space technology as an e-governance initiative of Government of India.

Objective of CMSMS Application

  • To ascertain the participation of citizens against illegal mining by receipt of complaints of citizens through Mobile App Khanan Prahari

  • Monitoring and taking action on any illegal coal mining activity being carried out within the leasehold limits.

''Khanan Prahari' Mobile App

  • It is a mobile app of the Ministry of Coal to report illegal coal mining.

  • It is a tool for geo-tagged photographs of any illegal coal mining incident as well as information to any citizen from the location of the incident.'

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