Google Road View, the applying wihich permits customers to discover cities and vacationer spots by way of 360-degree panoramic and street-level imagery, lately approached the federal government with a proposal to use the identical idea to Indian vacationer spots.
The Lok Sabha was knowledgeable that the proposal, submitted by Hansraj Gangaram Ahir (Union Minister for Residence Affairs), was rejected by the federal government at present. The request had been submitted approach again in July 2015 in order that customers may have road view of public areas and expertise them with out having to bodily be there.
Initially Google did have permission to seize a number of areas. On an experimental foundation, vacationer websites just like the Taj Mahal, Crimson Fort, Qutub Minar, Mysore Palace and Nalanda College amongst others, could possibly be documented in partnership with the Archaeological Society of India (ASI).
Google had plans of increasing and utilizing the app to seize Indian cities, hills and rivers in 3D.
SInce its launch in 2007, the app has been used extensively in nations just like the US, Canada and members of the European Union. It’s utilized in collaboration with Google Maps and Google Earth to offer a 360-degree view of streets and monuments.