The first step to preparing a master plan is to procure the satellite imagery of the land parcel. The imagery is obtained from Indian or foreign satellites
How does one build a city of the future? What kind of infrastructure should an urban centre have to enable it to cater to the needs of its growing population 20 years down the line?
As India tries to make its cities smarter, many of the answers to such questions lie in technology, especially, GIS or geographic information system. GIS, which is designed to capture, analyse, and manage any type of geographical data, has become the cornerstone of building master plans for cities of the future.
Rudrabhishek Enterprises Limited (REPL), an NSE-listed company, is using the technology to develop master plans for cities in several states and project how these regions should be developed for the future. And GIS is
First Published: Nov 16 2020 | 06:10 AM IST