[Kerala] Snakepedia Mobile App Launched

Snakepedia is a comprehensive database on the snakes of Kerala with an extensive collection of photographs and infographics. In short, Snakepedia is a one stop solution for all your queries on snakes.

Here is the list of some unique features of this app are:

  • Offline access to general info on all snakes of Kerala
  • Exclusive gallery of HD pictures from professional wildlife photographers
  • Online help from experts for identification
  • Contact info of trained rescuers across the state
  • Contact info of hospitals with Anti snake venom
  • Articles by experts on first aid, treatment and much more
  • Easy ID tips
  • Comparison of look-alike species
  • Podcasts
  • Interesting myths and facts

This app will save considerable life’s for sure.This app is very well technically analysed with graphical and pictorial representation for easier understanding.

Furthermore, this app is a great app especially for those who need to differentiate between poisonous and non poisonous snakes and is also useful for junior doctors who are working in emergency departments.

Altogether, it gives vital information about snake bite treatment and the nearest facilities they can get. We would like to congratulate to the entire team behind this application.

Nearly 3 weeks after its launch, Snakepedia app downloaded 30,000 times.

We are getting enormous response from across the state. There is an option in the app through which people can send photos of snakes if they are unable to identify whether a snake is poisonous or not. As of now, we have received more than 200 photos with queries. At the same time, we request the people not to put their life in risk by trying to take the photos of the snakes,” said Dr Jinesh P S, a team member.

Not only Snakepedia this week, ‘Sandesh’ an instant messaging platform also being launched by the National Informatics Center (NIC).

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