Your Guide to Pune's Information Systems

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Know ICICI Credit Card Status Online

ICICI is one of the leading bank service providers running successfully since 15 years. It has opened large numbers of branches across India and across the world for personal and corporate banking service. A smart bank has included rural to urban area and opened 10485 ATM centers across India for the customer’s comfort. Just not that, it is a fast growing bank, giving cashless shopping benefits launching vivid types of credit cards. If you have ICICI credit card, you are applicable to know the ICICI credit card status. And if you want to apply for the credit card, you can apply it from its official site.
Now ICICI bank has opened the online help for the customers who need to apply for the credit card or want to educate the current affairs of transaction in credit card. All these can be done with only a single site of ICICI bank. If you want the proper guidelines about this, you can get the step by step knowledge from our how to apply for credit card and know your credit card status topics.
Apply for ICICI Bank Credit Card Online
It is very simple to apply for the new credit card
Just open the icici bank site
Select the link apply for new credit card
Now time to select the credit card you want to apply
Complete all the information like date of birth, name, address and other required information in columns
Click submit button and upload your documents
Finally you will be answered for which type of credit card you are eligible. You will receive one message after this, when you will get your credit card. You will be given the application no which is useful for showing the status of your card.
How to Check ICICI bank Credit Card Status
If it is one month around and you have still not received the credit card by courier, you can check the ongoing process online from its official site.
Visit icici bank online site
Click on the Track ICICI bill payment Application Status
Insert your application no and date of birth in the featuring columns
Finally click on the submit button.
Go here for all the information regarding current process of credit card. You will be given the complete knowledge why it is late, what are the subjects creates issues in making credit card, or if it is allotted and you are soon to get it.

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Download the Zapya for PC

Are you willing to transfer files from one place to the other with just a single click from your PC? Well, all you have to do is to download the Zapya application. Based on a data transfer technology this app has been created for you to transfer data without using wires at any time of the day. Used by many professionals, the Zapya has over than a 100 million downloads on the Google Play Store. A bit different from the bluetooth applications which a few laptops have, the Framaroot apk is application is totally developed by professionals to get PCs connected and then transfer files from one place to the other.

Here are the steps for you to download the Zapya application for PC:

Step 1:

To start of the proceedings, the first thing that you need to come up with is downloading the android launcher or the Blue Stacks. This software will help you to run all the android version applications in your CPC to work successfully. It just acts like a replacement of the Google Play Store.

Step 2:

The next thing that you need to do is to find out the search tab and the type down “Zapya “. Once you get the application, just click to it to open the installer page and the start off. You can check here for the number of downloads that has already crossed the 100 million mark.

Step 3:

The next thing to do will be to click on the “Install” option and then wait for it to finish. The installing process will take some time as first the Download Terraria APK is complete and then it is processed for the installation. However a fast internet connection may speed things up.

Step 4:

The next thing that you need to do is hit the minimize option on the browser to finish file installation. After this is done, you now can open the file from the desktop to test your experience.

However to make the file transfer happen, you need to download go here the Zapya file for the other PC too and get them interconnected with the help of this app. Now you can share and transfer files easily.

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How to Check the PAN Card Status

What is the PAN Card?

The PAN Card is actually a document which is registered against your name against the Income Tax Department of India. Well, applying for a PAN Card is just important for you to save your taxes as well as securing transactions. As a matter of fact making the PAN Card is also a vital thing for you to do.

How to apply for the PAN Card?

Checking the UTI PAN card status is just very easy if you have already applied for the PAN Card. Well there are basically a few things that you need to come up with and tracking the status of your pan card will just take a few steps for you to complete.

Here are the steps that you need to follow to apply for the PAN Card:

Step 1:

The first thing that you need to come up with is to go to the NDLS website. You can do this by typing the URL which will redirect you to the portal of tracking your PAN Card.

Step 2:

The next thing for you to do is to click on the status of the PAN card and then go for the Status Track for PAN Application. Just give it a click here and then wait for the new page to get opened.

Step 3:

The next step to do is to fill up a form which opens. Here you can insert the Name as well as the Birthday of yours which you need to play up. The best thing that you need to do is to go for the details and then just track it.

Once you have completed all these 3 steps then what you have to do is to go for the UTI portal too for tracking the NSDL PAN card status. Here you will be given a track i.d which you need to come up with to know more of the PAN Card. Thus tracking the PAN Card is easy and what you need to do is fill in the online portals with the minimum requirements.

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Maharashtra HSC Result 2016

Maharashtra HSC Result 2016 will be declared in last week of May 2016. Students who have appeared for class 12th exams in Arts, Commerce and Science stream can check their results at The Maharashtra Board 12th class HSC result will be live on the official website during end of May. Lots of assumptions are being done regarding the dates of results on the official website. However students can keep check on the confirmed date of results through various news channels and newspapers.

Class 12th exams are conducted by Maharashtra Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. The exams are also known as senior secondary exams. We have shared below way of checking online Maharashtra HSC Result 2016 at the official website.

CBSE 10th Result


Check MAH HSC Result 2016

Follow the below steps and view your MAH HSC result for Science, Commerce and Arts stream online in few seconds.

1. Log in to the official site

2. Click on the option of HSC or Senior Secondary Result 2016.

3. Choose your stream.

4. Enter your roll number and date of birth.

5. Click on Submit Button to view your result.

6. You can download or print out your overall and subject wise scores.

Results will be available on the above given result page at the official website during May end or early June.


The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary education, located in Pune is responsible for conducting board exams of class 10th and 12th every year during March. It is one of the largest state educational boards of India. It functions through its nine divisional boards located at Pune, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Nasik, Latur, Amravati, Kolhapur, Ratnagiri and Nagpur. The board exams of SSC and HSC are conducted twice in a year. The board has around 21000 schools secondary schools and around 7000 senior secondary schools in the Maharashtra state. The board is also responsible for implementing syllabus and coordinating between secondary and senior secondary education. The supplementary board exams are conducted in October month.

Regular students as well private students of class 12th can check their results for this years board exams using the above given official website address. Do keep your registration or roll number ready with you to check the results as soon as live on the website of MSBSHSE

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On the 22nd of January 2011 the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement between the PMC, SEAP and Dr Anupam Saraph to establish the Office of the CIO completes its tenure of 3 years. The office had been established to address the information related challenges of the Pune City and the PMC. Under the PPP Dr Anupam Saraph played the role of the CIO of Pune City.

What key benefits has this resulted in for Pune?
The PPP arrangement has resulted in several self-help options for Punekars to address various governance and management issues as well as drive development and transaction processes[i] through innovative Information Systems (see accomplishments list below).
The PPP arrangement has also resulted in a dramatic increase in transparent, usable, auditable and more secure access to on-line information and transactions with the PMC.

What key benefits has this resulted in for the PMC?

The PPP has resulted in dramatic improvements in civic transparency through various key IT projects and Information Systems (including Website upgradation[ii], Pune Governance Wiki[iii], Citizen GIS[iv], Grievance Redressal System[v]) .
The PPP has resulted in more than 300 PMC staff being trained in wiki and GIS use. They have been trained to update various pages of the Pune Governance Wiki including the electoral ward, administrative ward, zonal office pages. They have also been trained to add the weekly reports and various PMC projects to the GIS maps of Pune to be able to visually display the status of different parts of the city and the budgetary allocations across the city[vi].
It has also resulted in various best-practices, industry standards and IT governance being introduced to increase performance, reduce data and services risks and yield better returns on investment.
Under this PPP the IT team of the PMC was mentored to work to clear goals and take greater initiative and responsibility.
The PPP enabled the PMC to obtain support and advise on vendor management as well as to deal with various crisis.
With the PPP the first ever Security Audit and process standardization for various PMC IT operations was undertaken.
The PPP helped various IT contracts of the PMC to be consolidated into manageable groups: infrastructure, software development and information projects.

What has succeeded?

The PPP succeeded in the design and development of creative and novel solutions that allow various stakeholders to connect, collaborate and resolve city problems[vii].
It also succeeded in seeding several groups in Pune and across the country emulating various social-networking ideas of developing information systems for the city[viii].
The PPP succeeded in creating a huge national impact on city-governance solutions[ix].

What has failed?

The PPP failed to formally involve the participation of all the government agencies in Pune.
The PPP has also fallen short in buffering itself from vested interests and corrupt practices. This has resulted in failures on part of some parties to meet obligations and commitments to enable the office to function optimally.
The PPP has also failed to envision and create continuity as an independent institution.

What are the key accomplishments of the Office of the CIO under the PPP?

For all of Pune
Drafted and evangelized a Pune IT Vision 2015[x] across the city to align and guide the various IT initiatives across government agencies, businesses and vendors in Pune.
Formulated key projects to drive the IT vision for Pune and evangelized it across various stakeholders and IT companies.
A “Mission Connect Pune” has networked over 100 NGO’s, Citizen Groups and Individuals into a vibrant and active physically and virtually connected group.
Several IT companies educational institutions and public bodies have been roped into the implementation of the IT vision for the city.
A Pune Governance Wiki[xi] enabling any stakehoder in Pune to connect and collaborate on city issues aith any government agency in the city – a first in India and possibly a first in the world[xii]. developed as an integrated framework for information to be shared across agencies and as a search and discovery portal for Information and Information Systems of Pune[xiii].
Obtained an in-principle sponsorship from Electronic Arts to distribute copies of Simcity to schools in Pune for a Sim-Pune competition[xiv] to involve the youth in civic and design awareness.
Developed a proposal on shared resident ID and Pune Cards in association with NASSCOM and SEAP.
Developed a working prototype of a virtual card that can help launch citizen-account-management, provide a single pass-book for all citizen/resident transactions with the Municipal Corporation including health and test tracking, provide a single payment gateway for all municipal transactions, provide a mechanism to start pre-paid bus-tickets as well as other pre-paid services, open up city-wide prepaid commerce and offer a city-wide dynamic Know-Your-Citizen (Customer) services and live-tested in IT companies in Pune. The shared ID Cards[xv] to create a safer and more secure city and its transactions – possibly a first in the world – is ready for deployment[xvi].
Evangelized the idea of Tweet for Pune[xvii] to mobilize Pune’s twitter community for tweeting Pune’s issues and the use of twitter by government agencies[xviii]
Developed and deployed a H1N1 Wiki[xix] to enable stakeholders to connect and collaborate on containing the H1N1 spread in Pune[xx]
Developed and deployed crowd-sourced traffic management[xxi] to enable stakeholders to take control of traffic management by sharing their travel habits – possibly a first in the world[xxii].

PMC specific
Mentored all the IT staff of the PMC to organize themselves to effectively implement the IT Vision.
Created three mission-focused teams within the PMC IT Department with clear result areas areas – Hardware and infrastructure, Software and new projects and MIS.
The PMC was supported to set up a manual information system to track the dates each contract will terminate so as to be able to process renewals or alternates in time.
More than 300 PMC employees have been trained and mentored in various areas including use of wikis, Creating Unicode based documents in Marathi, Skype based meetings, building contact databases, Grievance Redressal System, and IT security and audit.
The CIO constituted a GIS Advisory committee that has recommended a GIS vision and various GIS projects. It has also provided inputs on various key issues from time to time.
Over 100 people from various departments were initiated in the use of GIS systems across the entire PMC.
A GIS cell was established within the PMC and all digital maps from within the PMC and from public sources were made accessible to all departments in this cell. The staff of various departments were trained to upload their project progress on the digital maps.
A project of citizen GIS was recommended to the PMC. The Advisory committee evaluated and recommended vendors from the list of bidders.
Information on all existing information projects in the PMC was consolidated that enabled the PMC to conclude over 30 incomplete agreements in May 2008.
Designed and implemented the Service Request System/ Grievance Redressal System that enables tracking and analytics[xxiii] to enable residents to request civic services on the internet and track its progress and to enable the agencies to manage the delivery of the services.
A city-wide public integrated information system Ver 1.0 has been implemented as a wiki and has been accessible[xxiv] from July 2008.
Evangelized the penetration of broadband accessibility across the city along with innovative applications for tracking waste-removal, water delivery energy management and traffic management using the internet and mobiles.
Recommended and supervised security audit for the PMC.
Recommended and shared draft security and privacy policy (uploaded on the web site) for the PMC.
Implemented broad physical security to infrastructure at the PMC.
Implemented policy for web site uploads at the PMC.
Recommended design of a common business process for payment collection through various channels at the PMC.
Reported and initiated policy on digital assets and their security, privacy and certification within the PMC.
Recommended and implemented through respective vendors an inventory of machines, routers and IP addresses.
Advised and developed proposals for PMC to outsource its data-centre needs to a Managed Data Centre – awaiting PMC’s implementing the same.
Gap between the needed and existing information systems communicated in meetings and documented in the draft specifications for integrated IS as a Design for a City Resource Planning System[xxv] to enable various government agencies to have a consolidated picture of the city – possibly a first in the world. This was provided to the PMC in September 2008 for further development and tendering for the same.
Communicated various proposals on security recommended by the Security Audit to individual vendors and the PMC (CA/OSD) for implementation (particularly DHCP scheme, network audit, network and firewall configurations, server and backup configurations, application access management, payment gateway management and user registration).
Recommended a proposal to create ‘Resident Accounts’ for all Pune residents for secure and valid transactions with the PMC.
A city-wide integrated information System Ver 2.0 integrating geographical information and ward wise-information in the form of a Pune wiki for collecting and sharing information about electoral wards in PMC area[xxvi] – possibly a first in India.

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Tired of driving to or back from Hinjewadi, Magarpatta or Kharadi everyday? Check out the busses you could take on the upgraded version of Pune Transit the application below or open it in a new window.

You can also find out which bus can take you there on your mobile! Just sms PMT your location to Hinjewadi to 092200 92200*!

In a fraction of a minute you will get a message with the routes.
We’ve got all connecting busses onto the system now- so you will be told your options for the first bus (route 1) and the next bus (if needed) that you need to change on to (route 2). You can search for your locations by scrolling the map and clicking or simply typing the name of your location into the search box “from” and “to”. Select the route that was found to view the stations on the selected route (in case there are more than one routes). If you select a station the map will automatically centre to the station and highlight it. So play around and find out the world of Pune that you can visit on way back from work!

Thank you for the appreciation, following and spreading the word for the previous versions. Let me know how much you like this too! Do not forget to write about the features you would like to see! Email me at ciopune”at”
* Only your mobile carrier’s charges will apply, there is no additional fee levied for this service.

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Want to go shopping to Mandai on Sunday morning? Tired of parking problems along Laxmi road or Mandai? Try the Public Bus.

Find out which bus can take you there on your mobile! Just sms PMT Aundh to Mandai to 092200 92200*!

In a fraction of a minute you will get the message: Routes [21D, 21ND, 25D, 41D, 60D, 88D, 113D, 113AD, 225D, 298D, 322D, 354D] connect [Aundh] to [Mandai]. D is for down routes, U is for up routes. Some routes have other alphabets which simply are part of the route number itself.
Thanks to the shared-data and crowd-sourcing governance we now have the latest routes on the system, look for them! Thank you PMPML for participating in the shared data initiative!

Do you know the bus routes to travel from where you live to your workplace? Or bus routes your kids could take to school or college? Or the route to take to the Movie Theater or restaurant? Or the bus route to the Katraj Zoo, the Kelkar Museum or Sinhagad from where you are? It’s all now an sms away!

Expect connecting busses to be listed soon. Also look out for the timetable and journey time to be indicated shortly.

If you are on a computer with internet access you can continue to use the previously released Pune Transit application with the updated data.

We are also going to open up your participation to help yourself to receive alerts of the bus location for the bus route you are interested in. Watch out here for how this works.

Let me know of features you would like to see! Email me at ciopune”at”
* Only your mobile carrier’s charges will apply, there is no additional fee levied for this service.

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Census 2011 is on across the country. Many people have been asking questions about the who is conducting it, must they participate, what do they do if they miss it? Here is an information link that you can look at and find your answers, add your questions or even answer the questions posed by others.
Read more about it:

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Late March 2010 we had launched the First Version of Pune Transit. I am happy to announce the new version of the application below or open it in a new window.

You can find the busses passing through the location where you are or look for a direct bus between any two points on a map. Yes, we are working on connecting busses, so you can plan a multi-bus journey too, watch out for that soon.

Mapping the thousands of bus-stops across the city is a mammoth task- the bus drivers and conductors are already helping to map them. Out of the over 375 bus routes across Pune We’ve mapped a several routes and more than a several hundred bus stops (from over thousands). If you know a bus route, you too can help to locate the bus stops on a route on the map just sign in on the application to volunteer.

You can rate the bus route to help capture the best (and worst) user rated routes and why. Many users have been activly rating their bus routes already!

Soon you will be able to rate and submit issues about your bus-stops too. PMPML, are you listening?

We are working to help you (or the traffic Police) see on the map where to expect bus congestion given the time of the day. We even have a simple SMS alert module that can update subscribers to the departure or arrival of busses at their bus stops (or of busses on bus-routes they are interested in).

The system can also allow issuing monthly or annual passes online – along routes, between stops or within circles. It will therefore show route preferences and congestion right on the map, to enable better scheduling and even pricing!

We are working to enable you to add and suggest your dream routes. My own dream routes? Yellow-lines from (and to) schools to 8 or 16 hubs. Green lines from 8 hubs to industrial and commercial zones. Red lines that ply along 3-5 circular routes. I’m waiting to mark them on a map soon!

We are also working to crowd-source information on daily travel- If we map the daily travel of all the good netizens who volunteer this information we would not only be able to reroute ourselves (or change the time we use the road) but it can help the PMPML create better bus routes (once there is information on points between which people want to travel and when), the Traffic Police to better manage congestion (once there is information about points and time of congestion) and perhaps even the Municipal Bodies to better design road routing (one-way, two-way, right and left turns, parking zones), road engineering (width, dividers, signals, circles, lanes, segregation) and even town planning (development control rules, building permissions, aligning roads and buildings).

Be part of the future of urban transportation, the future is arriving.

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This is an invitation to all CIO’s in Pune- an invitation to create shared Information Systems.

As all you CIO’s know, Cloud Computing[1] has radically altered the models to deploy software, platforms and infrastructure across user communities. It has brought shared computing power, massive scalability, elasticity of use, pay-as-you-go and self-service scenarios for users.

Web 2.0[2] has opened the potential to tap the collective knowledge of the entire value chain. This has transformed business models to include the long-tail (or many very small niches of customers) thus radically altering the economics of providing services or deploying “products”. It significantly altered the ability to exchange information across silos with open models and API’s that facilitate the rapid development and deployment of consumer value through mashups.

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