Geo-Spatial Applications for Good Governance in Education

Nelson Mandela once said, ‘education is a powerful weapon which can be used to change the world’. Education is indeed a powerful tool which can do wonders for a child, a family and the nation. Following the path, India has been taking great strides in the field of education. According to the 2016 report ‘Educational […]

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Understanding the Spread of Invasive Species in Andaman Islands using Space Tech

Planet earth is home to almost 8.7 million (give or take a million species) different species, with 6.5 million species on land and 2.2 million species under water. Furthermore, it was stated that an astounding 91 per cent of all species under water and 86 per cent of all species on land are yet to […]

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Using GIS to classify danger zones to minimize landslide hazard

A Geographical Information System (GIS) is devised to capture, store, manage, display and analyze spatial data which enables users to utilize geographical information for various applications.  It performs as a viable tool to conceptualize spatial data and assist in building decision support systems for organizations. Data stored in GIS is stored as points, lines, polygons […]

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Spatial Data a Boon for Decision-making Development

Sitting on his computer, the district education officer in Karnataka’s Gulbarga district finds out which schools need an upgrade in toilet and education facilities. He also is aware of the institutions which need additional classrooms, so that he can quickly draft a proposal once funds are sanctioned for infrastructure improvement. While assessing the need for […]

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NRDMS Aims Push for the Start-Up Ecosystem in India

GIS or Geographic Information Systems and other forms of spatial data management and application are increasingly becoming a core component of the information technology (IT) infrastructure of India. This is a time when we are seeing a huge number of businesses integrating GIS technology in their business processes globally, representing a business opportunity for global […]

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GIS in Curriculum: A Career imperative

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has begun to considerably influence research techniques. The demand for learning GIS has grown exponentially in the contemporary era. As the demand from the industry rapidly increases, incorporating GIS in new disciplines to keep pace with the changes in the job market, becomes imperative. Job oriented ‘hands-on’ skills will provide a […]

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