The Role of Geospatial Knowledge in E-Governance

The Role of Geospatial Knowledge in E-Governance

Having adopted model remote sensing and GIS technology for various development projects, India today recognizes that empowering its citizens and modernizing governance is imperative for future nation-building. With a population of more than 1.2 billion, spread over 3,290,000 km², India, is composed of more than 600,000 villages and 7000 cities which means that it features varied geography with a rapidly evolving complex social and economic character. Dealing with ways and methods to comprehend social and economic challenges, India as a democracy, aims to bring a good quality of life to all its citizens…continue reading →
How Poor Data Collection Processes Affect the Common Man?

How Poor Data Collection Processes Affect the Common Man?

Crucial for government and institutions, data helps in the accurate planning, funding and evaluation of developmental activities. Factually speaking, basic development indicators are important for painting an accurate picture of a country's developmental status - this could include a country's progress towards a specific development goal or even improving the socio-economic conditions of its citizens. The need for good quality data is so pressing that solutions to social and economic problems are often inseparable from the statistics. Data collection in India has always had its challenges, issues like conducting pen and paper service…continue reading →
Tracking Sales Promotion Activities and Effectiveness of Fertilizers on Crop Health

Tracking Sales Promotion Activities and Effectiveness of Fertilizers on Crop Health

Large fertilizer manufacturing companies in India envision to transition from primarily bulk fertilizer supplier business models to specialized/customized farm solutions. This vision drives them to create a network of specialists across the focus states in India, who are involved at farm level discussions, soil health data collection, crop-specific problem identification, creation of farmer databases and promote specific fertilizer products. This large workforce has an extremely local presence in rural areas and reports to respective area managers, who track their engagements and performance. Before deploying technology enabled solution, such companies face a lot of…continue reading →