E-Id Card for Disaster Management

Eva Chakranarayan, Kaveri Joshi, Prathamesh Pattar, Hrishikesh Varde, Reema Mankar
2014 unpublished
India is a country with diverse heritage and it is affluent in pilgrim centers. All the pilgrim centers witness millions of pilgrims each year. But India lacks a system that effectively emphasizes on monitoring the pilgrims. Among the various flaws that incapacitate the management, the most significant vulnerability is the system's inability to keep an accurate track record of the total number of pilgrims in a particular area, at a particular time. The situation worsens when the area is
more » ... the area is disaster struck. This paper presents an innovative technology for effective disaster management. This new approach incorporated using embedded system emanates from the belief that investments in mitigation are much more cost effective than expenditure on rehabilitation and relief. Successful disaster management planning must encompass the complete realm of activities and situations that occur before, during and after disaster. This paper focuses on attaining its objective through an electronic identity card linked to an administrator via radio frequency to achieve this venture.