India to create a GIS based tribal map of India

India to create a GIS based tribal map of India

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India: Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has said that a tribal Map of India will be prepared utilising Geographical Information system (GIS) to help the government in implementing different programmes and introducing new schemes and projects for tribal people.

The Minister said that it will be done so that detailed information regarding different aspects of the programmes and schemes such as status, expenditure and beneficiaries are available in public domain and everybody has access to information.

Source: Business Standard