Media Lab Asia – GIS Through GramChitra: Project Report

Media Lab Asia project focused on the creation of ‘Digital Village’ and the transfer of ‘rurally relevant technology’ to the grassroots that can enable the societies a faster and more efficient decision making process. The focus of the project was the development of a participatory model, to analyse the water related issues of a cluster of villages using the role of information technology such as remote sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS). The project was targeted to help the community in the utilisation of maps for solving some of the village related problems. The location of the project was Faridabad in Haryana.