Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) won the IT Excellence Award-2019 for its innovative conception in the field of disaster management, a release of the Special Relief Commissioner’s office said.
OSDMA’s SATARK (System for Assessing, Tracking and Alerting Disaster Risk Information based on Dynamic Risk Knowledge) application has been chosen for the prestigious award.
The application, both in web and mobile phone, has been developed to provide real time watch, alert and warning information for different hazards like heat wave, lightning, drought, flood monitoring, ocean state information, tsunami risk, earthquake monitoring, cyclone/storm surge, road accident and snakebite monitoring.
It uses different level of warnings and issues corresponding advisories based on the event scenario. It is available in bilingual form both in Odia and English languages.
Express Computer IT Excellence Awards are given to organisations/government departments that demonstrate innovative use of IT for distinct benefits to the public.
Express India has invited the Managing Director of OSDMA to receive the award at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai on September 18.