App on local flora developed by Government Official
A ‘green’ app to fix Chennai’s water woes using century-old research on trees
Treepedia, developed by Sudha Ramen, an IFS officer and recipient of Dr Kalam Innovation in Governance Award, launched the app in 2018 and it has more than 50,000 downloads till date. The app focuses on plantation techniques and inter-cropping and also highlights the concerns of a diminishing tree cover.
Sudha Ramen, IFS has developed an app called Tamil Nadu Treepedia that lists native trees people can grown in their gardens and backyards.
The app also helps farmers diversify their harvests.
Launched in 2018, the app is funded by Tamil Nadu Innovative Initiatives.
Tamil Nadu Forest Department's office located at: Saidapet