Published on Monday, 30 July 2012 11:56
Enthused by the panoramic information accessible via software applications such as Google Maps, where a search and a few clicks could throw up detailed maps of neighbourhoods, the government is set to approve a similar project. Called the National Geographical Information System (nat-GIS) project, it will be implemented at a cost of Rs.
3,000 crore. Three officials from different wings of the government said that when the project is ready, the information from a locality’s real estate value to its groundwater levels will be available as easily as restaurant locations and food menus are accessible now. Read More