Digital Address System `Kataho`, Home address plate can be prepared free of cost

A multi-purpose digital address system that organizes Nepal’s address system, home address plates can be prepared in five minutes and do not repeat the name of any place that has been made public.

Kataho, developed by Addressgraph Nepal Pvt. Ltd. under Ramalakshman Group, which has been researching and developing useful technology in Nepal for over two decades, was released at CAN Infotech 2024 on Friday.

Ram Prasad Rimal, director of Addressgraph Nepal, said that there is a state-of-the-art digital address system software and application that can prepare the address plate of your home within five minutes.

Through the Kataho App, common people can prepare and print the ‘address plate’ of their home for free. It is expected that this system will prove to be multi-useful for the general public, municipalities, all levels of government, associations and others. According to Rimal, Kataho is a scientific address system made by combining Nepali words and numbers. Rimal says that Kataho, which works as the infrastructure of the map, can prepare a digital address for any place in the country.

In this, the entire territory of the country is divided into around 15 billion 20 million plots (pieces) and each plot (piece) is given a unique name by combining words and numbers.

After five years of research, the mobile app and web-based address system called ‘Kataho’ can include the house numbers prepared by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of Nepal.

Similarly, the house numbers kept by community toll development and committee can also be kept in this digital address system. The goal of this system is to prepare the addresses of every place such as houses, sheds, towers, landmarks, and natural resources in remote areas of the municipality.

Through the ‘KataHo App, common people can prepare their home’s ‘Address Plate’ for free and get it printed in the material of their choice (iron plate, aluminium plate, metal etching, engraving, etc.) from the nearest printing service provider.

The company claims that using it will solve most of the problems related to the address. It will give the digital address of every place in the country, it is expected to be very useful and effective to share the address through mobile, to communicate it to each other by speaking.

Benefits of Kataho

  • A huge amount of government money will be saved which is spent on things like addresses, road names
  • Location can be shared by speaking
  • Immediate assistance is available in case of emergency
  • A digital address can be created anywhere in the country as well as at home
  • The doorbell can be rung through the QR code on the address plate
  • English letters are also used on the address plate, so guides and tourists can also use it
  • The local level can easily and quickly map the houses and structures within their area
  • Protected areas such as public property and heritage can be recorded separately
  • Provision of separate offline software for municipalities and other government agencies
  • It can be used on any digital map
  • Address code that can be mentioned in government and all types of KYC forms
  • The general public and all levels of government can benefit as the app and web services will be provided free of charge

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane is senior ICT professional who talks about #it, #cloud, #servers, #software, and #innovation. Rabins is also the first initiator of Digital Nepal. Facebook: rabinsxp Instagram: rabinsxp

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