MapmyIndia India’s GPS Navigation & Location Tech App At Digital India's Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge

MapmyIndia Move is India's super app for maps, mobility, safety, hyper-local social discovery & more that comes built in with India's most detailed, accurate, comprehensive, continuously updated and feature-rich maps from MapmyIndia.

SMEStreet Desk
Aug 10, 2020 13:10 IST

MapmyIndia Move app has been adjudged India’s best GPS Navigation and Location tech app at the prestigious Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge, an initiative of Government of India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in partnership with Atal Innovation Mission – to identify the best Indian Apps that are already being used by citizens and have the potential to scale and become world class Apps in their respective categories. MapmyIndia is India’s pioneer and leader in digital mapping and advanced location-based and IoT technologies and Move is the company’s flagship app platform. 

MapmyIndia Move is India's super app for maps, mobility, safety, hyper-local social discovery & more that comes built in with India's most detailed, accurate, comprehensive, continuously updated and feature-rich maps from MapmyIndia. MapmyIndia has been building the most intelligent and versatile digital maps of India including detailed doorstep/house address level and fully 3D real-time hyperlocal maps and advanced location-based technologies since 25 years, far before any international provider started offering solutions for India.

"It is a proud moment for all MapmyIndians. A journey that began twenty-five years ago with a belief that someday 80% of all data would have a location component, and our desire to build a soft infrastructure of comprehensive, accurate and highly localized digital maps of India and complementary location technologies to put her amongst the leading nations that are harnessing Location technologies, has reached a significant milestone. And today we feel vindicated, our ongoing mission is, though not fully accomplished but it is certainly to a large extent – with the creation of the best digital map product for the country and world-class advanced location-based technologies. Being AatmaNirbhar as a company and helping India become it in digital maps and location technologies, have been our guiding lights since the beginning. We have always focused on building indigenous technologies and remained profitable. We respect privacy and user data is not exploited for any other purpose like advertising, that may compromise it. MapmyIndia knows India better, which is reflected in the better detail and localisation of our intelligent maps and solutions. making MapmyIndia Move a better, safer and more intelligent alternative for Indians. We need the support of all of you - users and the government - to use and encourage the use of MapmyIndia, be ‘Vocal for Local’ and help us go ‘Local se Global’. I, along with thousands of MapmyIndians, thank the Government of India for recognising our efforts and conferring upon us the coveted AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Challenge award," says Rakesh Verma, Chairman and Managing Director, MapmyIndia

Maps are used extensively by crores of individuals and lakhs of small and large organisations depend on maps for various use cases. MapmyIndia Move India’s own indigenous and comprehensive GPS Navigation and location app which is secure and respects individual privacy, fully compliant with GOI guidelines, does not exploit user data for advertising, and offers precise and comprehensive intelligent, hyper-local maps, and delivers many more features and benefits.

MapmyIndia Move, in one app itself, offers

  • Corona-related hyper-local information such as nearby containment zones, testing centres, treatment hospitals and isolation wards to help users stay safe.
  • Live safety alerts about upcoming potholes, speed breakers and accident prone zones during navigation
  • India’s best 3D and house-level maps with voice-guided navigation
  • Remote GPS tracking of vehicles through connected GPS IoT gadgets
  • Precise directions to the exact doorstep of buildings through house number maps and the revolutionary eLoc, a 6-character unique location ID for every place across the country which simplifies India's complex addressing system
  • Community reporting of hyper local issues on the map to help authorities fix issues by citizens on-ground, and
  • Hyper local social networking and discovery features through My World View to help people stay connected with people, places, things and information around them in real-time.
  • A super app platform, which allows multiple apps to be integrated into the MapmyIndia Move app by leveraging MapmyIndia’s APIs, giving users continuously increasing features and functionality.

MapmyIndia Move app's presentation to the jury, which was very well received by all, is available to view at

The announcement of MapmyIndia as the winner in this video, is available to view at &" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-saferedirecturl=""> (skip to 9:41).

More details and download links for MapmyIndia Move are available at

MapmyIndia's cutting edge technologies and maps are used by 5000 enterprise customers across the public and private sector. 80% of all cars in India with navigation systems use MapmyIndia, and thousands of the large and small technology companies and app developers use MapmyIndia's APIs and solutions, leading to 20 crore Indians benefitting from MapmyIndia's maps and technologies. More details about MapmyIndia are available at

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