IB Minister Anurag Thakur launches app that allows individuals to book parking slots online in Delhi

Anurag Thakur

Anurag Thakur In a bid to alleviate blockage of lorry parking in south Delhi, Union Minister for Info and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Thursday launched a mobile application that will make it possible for individuals to book parking slots online.While introducing the’MyParkings ‘app, the minister stated, Parking is a tough problem and this app is an effort to lower stress and assist people plan their trips better.The app launch was gone to by Mukkesh Suryaan, Mayor, South Delhi Municipal Corporation( SDMC); Gyanesh Bharti, Commissioner, SDMC and George Kuruvilla, CMD, BECIL.Smart parking option through app or through card is a simple and easy solution towards hassle-free parking and booking of online parking slots will allow people to park their automobiles without hassle, Thakur said.He stated that ease of parking through the app will likewise help in reducing pollution from automobiles by minimising the time spent searching for parking spots.This app is thus a win-win service for each Indian, he said.This app has been developed by Broadcast Engineering Professional India Limited(BECIL)with SDMC with the purpose to digitise all authorised parking under

the civic body’s municipal limits.The minister said he hoped that other community corporations will embrace similar services and praised BECIL and SDMC for their efforts in developing this app.With the growing population of cars in the city, the problem of parking has actually also grown over time.MyParkings is an IoT technology-enabled end-to-end digital option and will be available for use with mobile apps in both

Android and iOS platforms.This facility will be rolled out in future to other municipality divisions throughout India, the I&B ministry said.MyParkings app will use various functions, consisting of on the area and advanced reservations of automobile parking, flexibility of picking slots through easy to use mobile app, parking solution allowed with prepaid/smart cards, option of paperless check-in and check-out of automobiles, shared parking for security and recall, screen of features and facilities in and near parking location.It will likewise assist in management of parking pass for daily/regular commuters, will offer options for electrical vehicle charging station and integration of card with DTC/Delhi Metro; smart QR code for slot reservation, check in and checkout and Automatic Number Plate Acknowledgment (ANPR)system. Published at Thu, 14 Oct 2021 09:25:30 -0500