National Urban Information System to be launched in India

National Urban Information System to be launched in India

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The Union Urban Development Ministry in cooperation with ISRO, will launch the National Urban Information System (NUIS) to serve as the core geoinformatics based spatial information system in support of Urban Planning and Management, S Adiga, former Director, Regional Remote Sensing Application centre, ISRO, Bangalore, said.

Inaugurating the two day international seminar on Geoinformatics, Adiga said the programme envisages covering 137 towns in the initial phase. Later, it would be extended to other towns and cities, he said.