Kolkata: The Bengal Tourism Department has brought out an app on the occasion of Durga Puja, named Sharadotsav. The app is available on Android devices. The app has four primary sections ‘Puja in Map’, ‘Nearby Pujas’, ‘Zone-wise Puja’ and ‘Emergency Contacts’.
The ‘Puja in Map’ section has the important well-known Durga Puja pandals marked on a map of Kolkata. The ‘Zone-wise Puja’ section has a list of the famous Durga Puja pandals in Bengal divided into seven groups – North Central Kolkata, Port Area, South Suburban and South West, South and South East, Heritage Puja, Siliguri and Other Puja – along with pictures.
The ‘Emergency Contacts’ section information on blood banks, fire stations, hospitals, the metro rail and police stations.