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August 02, 2019 Friday 01:06:15 PM IST

Drones to be Used for Large Scale Mapping of Village Areas in Maharashtra

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Drones of Professional Survey grade will be deployed in 40,000 villages in Maharashtra for landscale mapping.Chief Minister of Maharashtra ,Shri Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the Drone based Mapping Project being carried out by Survey of India at Nimgaon Korhale in Ahmednagar district on 31st July, 2019. Minister of Rural Development, Women and Child Welfare Pankaja Gopinath Munde; Surveyor General of India Lt Gen Girish Kumar, VSM; Commissioner Revenue & Land Records; Commissioner Rural Development and Secretary, RDD from Govt of Maharashtra along with other officials were also present during the launch of the project.

These village Gaothan areas not been surveyed earlier will be mapped at 1:500 scale covering all land parcels in the village for preparing the accurate revenue maps and GIS database. Drone survey will be pivotal to fix locations of village boundaries, canals, canal limits and roads in these villages.



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