Hyderabad-based MapWorld Technologies in India is developing a GIS-enabled Website that will enables visitors of the site with specific location based information that’s not supported by conventional Websites. According to the company, the Website a first of its kind in India would be functional by the end of 2005.
The company is investing about Rs 50 lakh. Most of the database is ready. A few upgrades need to be done. Clearance from the Ministry of Defence is now awaited. Once its there this would go online. The proposed Website would start as a pilot project initially and will provide information about the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Later, it would be extended to other cities and states.