New Delhi, NFAPost: C-DOT has launched the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) lab. The lab is expected to help in the design, development and implementation of pan-India integrated alert system to be administered by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for effective disaster management, public alerting and hazard notification in emergency situations.
Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash while inaugurating the virtual conference organised by C-DoT exhorted the engineers to work towards successful proof of concept of C-DOT 4G LTE Core in BSNL network.
Prakash said the engineers to work towards a successful proof of concept of C-DOT 4G LTE Core in BSNL network. He said that it is a very opportune moment for the indigenous development of 5G technologies by C-DOT to meet the challenging communications requirements of the nation and realising the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India).
C-DOT has been running a pilot for the system to send alerts to people at the time of Cyclone Yaas in affected areas as well as for Covid-19 to manage isolation zones in selected states. During the pilot phase, 340 crore messages were sent to people in local languages to alert them about the disaster. C-
During the event, C-DOT Executive Director Rajkumar Upadhyay said C-DOT will develop the system as per the requirement of NDMA to save life and properties by alerting people in the affected area during any disaster across India in the affected areas.