'Spot, snap, send' to get a pothole in your area fixed

Published: 02nd August 2016 03:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2016 03:25 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: Many groups and organisations have come up with innovative  solutions to highlight the plight   of  city residents. A recent  addition to it is an app called ‘Spothole’.

The app was launched by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, in collaboration with Though the app has been able to attract a few hundred downloads, it has also left few netizens wondering whether such an app would resolve their woes.

How does it work

‘Spothole - The Official App’ can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. If one spots a pothole anywhere in the city, take a photo and post it on Spothole. Spothole will send the picture, along with its location to BBMP.

The ‘spot-snap-send’ app will automatically capture the GPS location of the pothole. Users will also be allowed to specify a landmark near the pothole for easy recognition.

The app also boasts a feedback function, in which one can see the status of work such as whether works have been taken up to repair it and the date and time when a particular pothole is filled.


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