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Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Shoddy Urban Planning Causes Traffic Woes

Even as Delhi boasts it is the “flyover capital” of India, traffic experts emphasise that poor urban planning and mindless construction of new flyovers is not a solution to growing traffic bottlenecks in the city.Instead of decongesting...

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Delhi Development Authority Starts Digitisation and Real-time Mapping of All Its Land

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA), one of the largest land-owning agencies in the capital, has started the process of preserving its land records through digitisation and real-time mapping using satellite imagery. The digitisation of records, many of...

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

South Delhi Municipal Corporation Works to Give Unique Property Identification Codes to All Properties

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on 26 May 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the GeoSpatial Delhi to give Unique Property Identification Code (UPIC) to all properties in the civic body’s jurisdiction. This step will...

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Delhi Utilizes Google Earth to Map and Monitor Water Bodies

Of the 1,012 water bodies in Delhi, as many as 349 have reportedly dried up and 165 have been encroached upon. These startling figures have been complied through satellite imaging by the city administration’s Delhi Parks &...

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Urban Infrastructure in India Not Keeping Pace with Increasing Migration

The population of metros such as Delhi has grown by over 21% in the last decade. The growth in smaller cities has been ever more phenomenal. For instance, Ahmedabad’s population grew 40.38% between 2001 and 2011. At...

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Remote Sensing Tech to Map Land Grab on the Ridge of Delhi

Soon, there will be clarity on how much forest land remains untouched in the southern Ridge of Delhi. The Delhi forest department and the revenue department are preparing remote sensing maps to ascertain how much of the...

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Lack of Tall Buildings Slows Down Delhi 3D Project

Lack of government-owned high-rise buildings in the Capital has slowed down Delhi government’s ambitious 3D GIS Delhi State Spatial Data Infrastructure project. The information technology department, which is in charge of the project, was asked to install...

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

All Delhi Auto-Rickshaws to be Tracked with GPS

The Delhi High Court made GPS and printers mandatory for all auto-rickshaws in Delhi this September, with deployment beginning next month. The equipment is meant to ensure that the public is taken to their desired destination via...

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Delhi Conference Urges Good Governance of Natural Resources for Sustainable Development

Good governance of natural resources and sustainable development must go hand in hand, or economies and nature are at risk, experts, diplomats and business leaders warned at a weekend summit in New Delhi. According to the experts...

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Dehli Starts Satellite Imaging of Its Land

With an eye on the Master Plan Delhi 2021, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has embarked on a project to prepare digital maps of all its land. The land acquired by DDA in the Capital is spread over...

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