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Thursday, April 30th, 2015

GIS Mapping Begins in Chennai

To create a digital map of the city, Corporation of Chennai has roped in a private consultant to record properties, street lights, roads and storm water drains in two areas in the city on a pilot basis. The...

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

City’s Survey School was Training Ground

In  1794, five years before William Lambton submitted his plan for Geogrophical and Mathematical Survey (Predecessor to GTS), the English East India Company opened its first survey school outside Europe at Fort St George. This school served...

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Chennai Plans Another Attempt at Digitally Mapping the City

For the third time in six years, Chennai Corporation will embark upon the task of digitally mapping the entire 426 sq km of the city.  The massive exercise, an attempt to establish the position of every building, road, pavement,...

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

India’s Civic Engineers to be Trained on Heritage Conservation

The Chennai civic body will offer training to sensitise its engineers about heritage in the city. Special sessions on planning better civic infrastructure for the city have already commenced. Learning on technical aspects pertaining to architecture and...

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Chennai Tree Map to Identify Areas in Need of Better Canopy

The city corporation is planning to create a map of the tree cover in Chennai in a bid to improve supervision and identify areas in need of a better canopy. The pilot survey will begin in ward...

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Can Google Maps Help Solve Poverty?

It wasn’t until a group called Transparent Chennai decided to digitally map the sprawling city’s slums that the local government even realized these half a million impoverished souls existed. Using open source software, Google Maps and good...

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Chennai Gets Closer to Permanent Home for a Geospatial Data Centre

On Saturday, the foundation stone for a permanent structure for a Geospatial Data Centre of the Survey of India in Chennai was laid in Velachery near the Perungudi MRTS station. The geospatial data centre, which now functions from...

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Chennai Needs to Prepare for Sea Level Rise

Pointing out that Chennai and certain other cities located close to the sea have to be prepared to face a rise in sea levels by the turn of the century, noted agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan on...