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  • Performance monitoring is being done by Chief Secretary and APC at regular periodicity. Review and Monitoring committees have been constituted at the divisional and district levels under the chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner and District Magistrate respectively.

  • All important guidelines of schemes and circulars have been uploaded on department's website

    • http://rd.up.nic.in . List of BPL families and permanent wait list of families having housing shortage has also been placed on department’s website. Web based software “Ruralsoft” to monitor the progress of all the rural development schemes is already under implementation for the past three years. Efforts are being made to provide computers and internet connectivity at block level. After that block level reporting and monitoring will be possible from head–quarter directly. Communication with districts is mostly through e-mail.

GIS Infrastructure and Development of GIS Applications in Planning Department

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Planning for sustainable development has been a challenge as it requires substantial amount of data

available at different levels and on all aspects of development .Inter-Regional disparities are persisting as a major problem in the development process even after continuous efforts by the government. With this problem in view the planning process has been switched to the development blocks and village panchayat levels. This required the mapping of the existing infrastructural facilities available on ground as on date and then accordingly plan for minimization of inter-regional disparities. Therefore, The Planning Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh decided to establish "Geographical Information System" (GIS) infrastructure in Economics and Statistics Division, of State Planning Institute. This Project is aimed at presenting effectively the statistical information up to the lowest level of development unit in U.P on maps which in turn help in implementing e-governance and decision making at different levels of administration. Besides this the GIS based planning, monitoring and forecasting system is desired to be developed in the

long run.

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The GIS mainly emphasis many fields including Computer Service, Cartography, Information

Management, Telecommunication, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and is flavored with its applications in the fields of engineering, environmental analysis, land use planning, natural resource development, infrastructure management and many others. The major objectives of GIS :-

    • Maximize the efficiency of planning and decision making.

    • Provide efficient means for data distribution and handling.

    • Elimination of redundant data.

    • Capacity to integrate information from many sources.

    • Complex analysis/query involving geographical reference data to generate new information.

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    The GIS project, as implemented in the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, includes

establishment of hardware and GIS based software at state headquarter and the district level offices of the Directorate. The state wide networking of these offices would facilitate easy transfer of digitized data through the network. A sum of Rs. 5.00 crore has been sanctioned during the year 2008-09 for establishing

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