No. M-11011/02/2016-RE-III

Government of India

Ministry of Rural Development

Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Division


Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi

Dated: 08th September 2016

Video Conferencing Notice

Subject: Video Conferencing on GeoMGNREGA for Wave-I on 05th Oct 2016

As per the instructions contained in this office letter even dated 29th August 2016, GeoHome Period of Wave-I of GeoMGNREGA had started in your state in GIS Pioneering Districts w.e.f 1st September 2016 during which the GeoAssets created under your States are available on the Bhuvan portal for restricted viewing. These assets will be made available for all visitors w.e.f 1st November 2016 onwards. During this time, it was requested from state to constitute “GeoMGNREGA Working Group” headed by Principal Secretary / Secretary looking after Mahatma Gandhi NREGA and also consisting of officials from Wave-I Districts DPCs, DGNO and other officials as deemed fit.

2. The scope of work of this working group will be to resolve issues pertaining to asset mapping, Geo-Coordinates, picture validation and data consistency of their respective state. It has been requested to share the notification of constitution of Working Group, and to submit the final preparedness report on 24th Oct 2016 to MoRD.

3. Ministry of Rural Development is holding a Video Conferencing Review meeting on 05th Oct 2016 at 02.30 PM onwards with Principal Secretaries / Secretaries looking after Mahatma Gandhi NREGA, MGNREGA Commissions, SGNO and other members of GeoMGNREGA Working Group on the following agenda:

  1. Review of the GeoMGNREGA implementation with special focus on the quality of GeoAssets.

  2. Review of the ‘GeoMGNREGA Working Group’ and preparedness for GeoLive of Wave-I GIS Pioneering Districts on 1st November 2016

  3. Preparedness for the GeoHome period of Wave-II Big Bang Launch on 1st November 2016

4. You are requested to ensure presence of Principal Secretary / Secretary In-charge of MGNREGA, Commissioner MGNREGA, SGNO and Members of GeoMGNREGA Working Group during the Video Conferencing.

Encl: The VC ID details

Dr. Kushal Pathak

Director MGNREGA


Principal Secretary / Secretary In-Charge MGNREGA All States and UT

Copy to

  1. PPS to Secretary RD

  2. PS to JS (RE)

  3. SO (General) for booking Unnati Hall, Krishi Bhavan and Logistics