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Geo-Spatial Applications by NRDMS- Groundwater Mapping

Groundwater can be termed as the water found below the ground in the spaces in soil and between rocks. Geological formations known as aquifers are underground layers which store and pass on groundwater. The groundwater is located at a certain depth underground, which is termed as the water table. Deeper the water table, the more resources and manpower required to extract groundwater. The groundwater gets recharged through rainwater, water from lakes, ponds, rivers and other bodies, which seeps into...

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Disaster Mapping and NRDMS – Geo-spatial applications for Good Governance

The wrath of natural disasters on the face of the earth has been witnessed for millions of years. From the meteor that wiped out the dinosaur race, to the 2010 Haiti earthquake which took approximately 316,000 lives and displaced million (Live Science, 2018). Closer home in India, the 2001 earthquake hit multiple regions of Gujarat with an intensity of 7.6 to 7.9, affecting almost a million people and left over 18,000 dead (Lahiri, Sen, Rao and Jena, 2001). Could disaster mapping help in saving lives...

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Good Governance: GIS in Law Enforcement

Catering to over 1.3 billion people, the law enforcement agencies in India face a lot of challenges. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), India had deployed only 138 personnel per one lakh population in 2015. India ranked 67th out of 71 countries in terms of personnel deployed to population ratio (ET, 2015). According to the Bureau of Police Research & Development, as of January 2017, India had 15,579 police stations, with 10,052 stations in urban areas, 4,998 stations...

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Geo-Spatial Applications by NRDMS in Telecom

According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the total number of telephone subscribers in the country amounted to 1.2 billion as of September 2017. This comprises of both the wireless and the wireline subscribers in the country. The number of rural subscribers is over 500 million while the urban subscribers amount to over 700 million (TRAI, 2017). The biggest players in Indian telecom industry are familiar names such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Reliance Jio. Government-controlled...

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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 Statistics at a Glance’, by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India; the adult literacy rate reached 69.3 per cent in 2011 from 61 per cent in 2001. According...

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एनआरडीएमएस द्वारा ग्राम सूचना प्रणाली बनाने का लक्ष्य

भारत विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी के सभी क्षेत्रों में तेजी से विकास कर रहा है। वे घटनायें, जो प्राकृतिक और मानव संसाधनों के अन्वेषण, विकास और प्रबंधन पर एक महत्वपूर्ण रूप से ध्यान केंद्रित कर रही...

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NRDMS Initiative to Rejuvenate Groundwater through Village Ponds

Groundwater is the source of over one-third of usable water in the country, and its over usage and contamination can lead to serious repercussions. States such as Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan consume more Groundwater than the annual Groundwater recharge, hence, depleting the resource faster. Over the years, the areas where Groundwater was readily available have seen an increase in its usage, increasing the Groundwater usage from 58 per cent in 2004 to 62 per cent in 2011 (PRS, 2016). The...

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भूस्खलन के प्रभावों को मिटाने में एनआरडीएमएस कैसे मदद कर रहा है

हर साल दुनिया भर के सैकड़ों लोग भूस्खलन के लिए अपना जीवन खो देते हैं। 5 फरवरी, 2018 को जकार्ता, इंडोनेशिया में आये सबसे हालिया भूस्खलन ने हजारों लोगों को प्रभावित किया और दो मृत और आठ घायल हुए (एबीसी...

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How NRDMS Aims to Create a Decisions Support System for Villages

How NRDMS aims to create a decisions support system for villages ? The country is passing through rapid developments across all spheres of science and technology. These developments, which have a significant focus on the exploration, development and management of natural and human resources, have been contributing to- Generation of an enormous amount of disseminated data Imbalanced development in many sectors with very little concern for sustainability, societal involvement, relevance and economic...

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जीआईएस का उपयोग करते हुए आक्रमक प्रजातियों के प्रसार को समझना

पृथ्वी पर करीब 8.7 मिलियन की विभिन्न प्रजातियां हैं, भूमि पर 6.5 मिलियन प्रजातियां और पानी के नीचे 2.2 मिलियन प्रजातियां हैं। इसके अलावा, पानी के नीचे की सभी प्रजातियों में से 91 प्रतिशत और भूमि पर सभी...