The concept of Digital India has been taken forward in both Urban and Rural India. Scitech Park has contributed in a vital way by transforming the digital and e-governance initiatives of Government of India. It has helped urban local bodies in transforming their critical municipal records into GIS platform by adopting the modern tools of geographical information system and remote sensing. Scitech Park has further developed a light weight open source based Web GIS package called Open PRP Suite flexible enough to demonstrate GIS datasets. Such digital transformations has helped in plugging revenue leakages and benefited the revenue earnings of ULB’s manifold.
Scitech Park is closely working with Municipal Corporations and Urban Local Bodies to collect, collates and create GIS database for various municipal departments. GIS enablement of the city municipal system has enhanced decision making process, smooth, transparent and effective with high degree of sensibility and ownership for different spatial and aspatial municipal records.
Government of India announced a National level scheme for slum dwellers and the urban poor named as Rajiv AwasYojana (RAY), aimed at creating a Slum Free India by providing support to states to assign property rights to slum dwellers. Apart from this the program acts for providing slum dwellers basic amenities to the level available in the city and readdress the failures of the previous system that leads to the creation of slums.
Field based survey using modern surveying instruments has helped us in demarcating boundary and establishing pillars as and where necessary. Need based land demarcation projects was taken up for Government and Private Bodies.Based on the requirements temporary bench marking was done and later pillars were established.
We have conducted carpet area based surveys to establish property tax regimes for cantonment board which includes physical door to door survey of all properties. The exercise was conducted by trained professional using Leica Distometer to measure carpet area of properties.