Urban & Infrastructure
Preparation of Regional Plans
Regional plan preparation is one of the urban applications using medium and high satellite data. In 1999, regional land use for National Capital Region (NCR) was prepared using IRS LISS III satellite data at 1:50,000 scale which was a major input for preparation of Regional Plan-2021.
National Urban Information System (NUIS)
National Urban Information System (NUIS) is a National Mission initiated by Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) in 2006 for generation of 1:10,000 scale urban geospatial database for 152 towns on thematic content using high resolution satellite data.
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) project initiated by Govt. of India for 500 cities in the year 2015 aims to provide basic services (e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport) to households and build amenities in cities.