The app will provide field researchers with a complete data entry solution to monitor the aquatic population in the river.
DEHRADUN BASED Dehradun based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has launched a mobile application “Ganga Data Collector” under the “Biodiversity and Ganga Conservation” project initiated by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) of Union Ministry of Jal Shakti.
The Ganga basin covers 11 states including Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal and Delhi.
In the first phase, training will be given to volunteers and staff in five Ganga states including Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal where Ganga stretches over 2,200-km. In the second phase, training will be given to the staff of the other six states of the Ganga basin.