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Department of Land Resources bags eNorth East Award 2012

Published on 29 Nov. 2012 12:23 AM IST
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Department of Land Resources (DoLR), government of Nagaland has bagged the eNorth East Award 2012 under the category environment & tourism for application of near real time GIS & remote sensing based monitoring & evaluation system in implementation of “Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP)” in Nagaland, a scheme of the Ministry of rural development, DoLR, government of India.

The award was received during the 3rd eNorth East Award Summit & 4th SIKITEX 2012 held in Gangtok, Sikkim from November 22 and 23, 2012. It may be recalled that Nagaland Post broke the same news on November 16.

The system initiated by state DoLR towards the use of geospatial and related technologies to develop suitable web-based GIS solution for watershed projects in Nagaland, which won the award include creation of spatial data base of watersheds at micro level, map to ground delineation of work sites, creation of digital inventory of all watershed interventions, evaluation of impact of interventions over a time period, use of different tools in an integrated manner at 3 levels namely, web module, use of PDA, data sync (interface between web and PDA).

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