The Ministry has clearly stated that no mobile devices will be provided to states for GeoTagging of an assets.

It is informed that GeoMGNREGA mobile application is based only on Android operating system. The Ministry in consultation with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) has taken a decision for Bring Your Own Device concept (BYOD). It was based on the premise that approximately 80% of Indian smartphone market is based on android operating system.

and, the technical specifications were specified for the Android device, during the GMRRP training held at NIRD & PR on 29th and 30th July, 2016, it was informed that almost any Android based mobile device, having GPS and Camera, is compatible with the GeoMGNREGA mobile application.