Harit Bharat Sankalp

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has developed a mobile App called ‘Harit Path’ to monitor location, growth, species details, maintenance activities, targets and achievements of each of its field units for each and every plant under all plantation projects.

To commemorate 25 years of its service to the nation, NHAI has also recently undertaken ‘Harit Bharat Sankalp’, a nation-wide plantation drive which is in line with its commitment to promote environment protection and sustainability.Under this initiative, NHAI planted over 25 lakh plants in 25 days along the stretches of the National Highways between 21st July to 15th August 2020.The launch of ‘Harit Path’, mobile app will further facilitate creation of Green Highways across the country.

Harit Bharat Sankalp

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In the virtual meeting on the context of ‘New Green Highways Policy (Plantation)’, the road transport ministry also discussed the need for utilization of modern and green technologies in highway construction as well as reduction of road-building costs by 25%.Harit Bharat Sankalp’ initiative has been undertaken by NHAI.National Highways Authority of India designed this app to monitor and collect information about locations, growth, details of the species, maintenance operations, targets, and achievements of the field units for the plantation projects.

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Harit Path mobile application aims to monitor location, growth, species details, maintenance activities, targets and achievements of each of its field units  for each and every plant under all plantation projects. 
♦ Harit Path will track the growth and health of the plants, photographs along with data of the plants captured. The data will be uploaded every 3 months on NHAI’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered Big Data Analytics platform ‘Data Lake.’
♦ NHAI has has created user IDs of over 150 ROs/ PDs/ Horticulture experts. Also, over 7800 plants have also been geo-tagged by NHAI.
♦ The launch of Harit Path mobile app is expected to further facilitate creation of Green Highways across the country.

Harit Path” app:

  • The minister launched ‘Harit Path’, a mobile app to monitor the plantations through geo-tagging and web-based GIS-enabled monitoring tools.
  • The GPS-based app has been developed by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Road and Transport.
  • The app helps to monitor location, growth, species details, maintenance activities, targets and achievements of each of its field units for each and every plant under all plantation projects.

To commemorate 25 years of its service to the nation, the National Highways Authority of India has also recently undertaken ‘Harit Bharat Sankalp’, a nation-wide plantation drive which is in line with NHAI’s commitment to promoting environmental protection and sustainability.

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