Kerala govt establishements will now be easy to locate with GIS – UKMALAYALEE

Kerala govt establishements will now be easy to locate with GIS

Friday 29 March 2019 2:55 AM UTC

KOCHI March 29: The state government is set to conduct Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping of all government establishments, including schools and hospitals, across the state.

As part of this, it has directed government offices across the state to upload their details, including their locations, on the map online.

A senior officer with the Electronics and IT Department said GIS was is being being implemented as a prefix to introducing the Kerala Fiber Optic Network (K-FON) programme which aims at providing high-speed Internet connectivity to all government establishments in the state.

“Recently, government offices in the state were directed to upload their exact GPS location and office details using the ‘www.mapmyoffice.in’ website.

The GIS map will be created using the information submitted on this website.

As government has undertaken the drive to provide all services on e-platform, GIS mapping will help people in locating offices and get details about the services they offer,” said the officer.

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