Mapping Initiatives for Disaster Management

In India till recently, initiatives to map different aspects of disasters have been institution specific or related to demonstration of technology for disaster management and mitigation. With the establishment of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in 2005, several expert committees were appointed to look into specific disasters and issue guidelines. One such working committee […]

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Single Window Solution

India, has over the past years, produced a rich base of map information through systematic, topographic, geological, soil and cadastral surveys, various natural resource inventory programmes and use of remote sensing images. Further, with the availability of precision, high resolution, satellite images and organisation of GIS, combined with the Global Positioning System (GPS), the accuracy […]

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