Workshop on GIS Vision for a Resilient and Sustainable Manipur held

GIS Software an essential elements in remote-sensing line departments: Dr. N Randhir

TMB Report

IMPHAL: A One-day workshop on the agenda ‘GIS Vision for a Resilient and Sustainable Manipur’ jointly hosted by Manipur Remote Sensing Application Centre (MARSAC) and ESRI India was held at Sangai Hall of Hotel Imphal on Wednesday.

Chief Secretary Dr. J Suresh Babu as the Chief Guest jointly attended alongside with Director of MARSAC Dr. N Randhir Singh and top officials of ESRI, together graced the event with candle lighting ceremony.

Sr. Vice President & Head of Technology of ESRI Vijay Kumar, General Manager-Strategic Presales of ESRI

Seema Joshi pointed out and elaborated that ESRI is a market leader that aims to deliver GIS, Mapping and Location Analytics solutions to its customers, transforming how organisations identify opportunities and unlock potential to improve business results. Through this technology, the company supports more than 60 industry verticals such as Banking, Defence & Intelligence, Education, Electric & Gas Utilities, Forestry, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Petroleum & Pipeline, Public Safety, Real Estate, Retail, Smart Cities, Telecommunications, Transportation and Water. As a new initiative it has now been set up for leveraging GIS into Land Records and Revenue of Manipur Government planning commission.

Director of MARSAC Dr. N Randhir Singh acclaimed that ESRI has a rich ecosystem of organizations that work together to amplify “The Science of Where”, and the Workshop aimed to utilized GIS Software also for the line Departments of Manipur Government in remote sensing, Planning & Developing, monitoring as a key element of a new innovative information foundation that will empower governance, enterprises, and citizens across worldwide. GIS is the platform for integrating all types of data, he stated.

ESRI Software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities, national governments across the world and 75% of Fortune 500 companies. ESRI GIS technology is empowering various industry specific and horizontal solutions like Land Record Management, Property Tax Management, Forest Management, Road and Highway Asset Management, Disaster Management, Solid Waste Management, Branch and Store Optimization, Site Selection, Dealer Management, Network Management, etc.

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