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Tirunelveli District - Where District Administration is Reinforced by ICT Tools

Tirunelveli District is one of the oldest districts in Tamil Nadu which is always prominent for its richness in Administration. It is also named Oxford of South India due to its large number of educational institutions. Though the District Administration is always succeeding in a traditional way of administration but never hesitates to embrace ICT technologies that benefit the common people ultimately.

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Haryana State - Bringing transparency & accountability in delivery of Citizen Services

NIC Haryana with innovative and out-of-the-box thinking converted the State into a digitally empowered and knowledge economy. Integrated solutions for cashless, paperless and faceless ensured the wide range of quality services delivered in a fast-track, hasslefree and time-bound manner, but also beat the twin menace of nepotism and graft. The Haryana governments flagship programs launched by the Honourable Chief Minister such as Antyodaya SARAL, Parivar Pehchan Patra, and Integrated Web-HALRIS with comprehensive dashboards offer more than 600+ services and schemes to its citizens.

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Bharat Maps, A Multi-layer GIS Platform

Information Technology, as a
cross-cutting frontier of knowledge,
has opened several new
vistas of applications for daily
needs of the civil society. One of
them is Geographical Information
System GIS technology, which is rapidly
becoming a catalyst for several transformational
changes in the world; mainly in
natural resource management, planning,
decision-making, governance and citizen
engagement services. While e-Gov is the
current paradigm, the future lies in
embedding GIS in governance and

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Book on Empowering India through Geospatial Technologies, Select Stories released by FICCI and Geospatial Today

A book titled “Empowering India through Geospatial Technologies – Select Stories” was jointly released by Dr. T Ramasami, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology and Dr. Shailesh Nayak, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India on 15th January 2013 in the FICCI Auditorium, New Delhi.

Three case studies oral presentations were also conducted during the book release function. “Strengthening Local Level Planning in Uttar Pradesh” was presented by Dr. L. R. Yadav, Senior Technical Director, NIC, UP State Unit, Lucknow.

Bihar Gets Gold Medal for I-BHUGOAL, Bihar Infrastructure Mapping- Geomatics Oriented Application Model, in NATIONAL E-GOVERNANCE AWARD 2012-13

BIHAR GETS GOLD MEDAL FOR “I-BHUGOAL [Bihar Infrastructure Mapping- Geomatics Oriented Application Model] ” in NATIONAL E-GOVERNANCE AWARD 2012-13 in category “Innovative use of Technology in E-Governance” given by Ministry of Personnel and Administrative Reforms and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

“I-BHuGoal” is a State government flagship programme which is a joint Initiative of Information Technology Department, Govt. of Bihar and National Informatics Centre, Bihar.


A session on Geographic Information System (GIS) Technology had been delivered at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie by Dr. Vandana Sharma, Head, Remote Sensing and GIS Division, and Deputy Director General, National Informatics Centre, New Delhi on 14th July 2010. This session was scheduled for the Officer Trainees of IAS Professional Course Phase II (2008-2010 Batch).

e-Manchitra and Spider projects of Uttar Pradesh published in May 2013 issue of Geospatial Today

‘Removing Regional Disparities’ – an article contributed by Dr L.R Yadav, Senior Technical Director and Shri R.S Singh Principal System Analyst, NIC, Lucknow was published as the cover story in one of the leading magazines of GIS in India - ‘Geospatial Today’. The magazine is mainly focused on publishing innovations in geospatial sector and always highlights projects that have remarkably changed the working methodology using GIS tools and impacted the citizens in a big way.

Paper contributed by Sh G.P. Singh, STD, NIC, U.P State Unit, Lucknow published in Geospatial World 2013

A paper titled ‘GIS-enabled framework for geo-referenced works under e-governance’ contributed by Shri G.P. Singh, Senior Technical Director, Director, National Informatics Centre, U.P. State Unit, Lucknow has been published in May 2013 issue of  Geospatial World Weekly. The paper details the GIS framework that can help in integration of MIS with GIS to give geographical view of MIS data on the map of plan units (district /block/village panchayat). The study presented in the paper is based on the prototype application developed using GIS with data of district of Unnao from U.P.