The objective of the Project is to establish “Bihar GIS” as a tool to represent resources (Natural as well as man made) of Bihar for location specific planning, decision-making and monitoring. Project envisages establishment of Bihar State Spatial Data Infrastructure for Multi-Layer GIS for planning and e-governance by taking advantage of existing & available data and ICT infrastructure involving various stakeholders in State of Bihar. It is felt that introduction of GIS technologies will bring in focus existing spatial reality which will lea d to dynamism and transparency in the nature of working, in order to overcome problem issues related to planning, development monitoring & decision-making. Establishing GIS system for data organization and management for existing infrastructure and its coverage, with appropriate technology framework and standards may go a long way in reaping benefits of collaborative dynamic environment and may lead to large scale benefits. Geomatics, is the synergy of multiple disciplines, has evolved as a separate discipline dealing with spatial and non-spatial information, its method of acquisition, organization, classification, analysis, management, display and dissemination. The present work focus on developing a WebGIS integrated framework for planning infrastructural facilities upto village level. The infrastructural facilities considered at village level include educational and medical facilities, Anganwadi kendras, Rural roads, forest cover, agricultural facilities, water canals, power supply for agriculture, physical connectivity, water supply, bank and post office etc.

Contact Details

State Informatics Officer

State Informatics Officer
NIC, Bihar State Centre
3rd Floor, Technology Bhawan
Bailey Road, Patna – 800015
Phone No. : 0612-2545964
Email: sio-bih[at]nic[dot]in