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Extreme Weather Events and Pathways for a Climate Resilient India

By Dr. Murari Lal, Published on: 30th November 2021

This year has been a climatic roller-coaster for India. Over the first seven months of this year, India has been hit by two cyclones, a glacier collapse in the Himalayas, a sweltering heat wave, and deadly floods. There was a time when these disparities were faulted solely on nature’s vagaries. […]


Leaders Speak – Digital Transformation of Networks for the Utility Industry

By Ravi Nishesh Srivastava, Published on: 15th November 2021

Q1) What is the changing scenario in the utility industry? Utilities are progressively embracing newer technologies to operate more efficiently and sustainably. Utility Network (UN) is evolving and offering significantly greater capabilities than the traditional Geometric Network. Utility Network is structured quite differently from the Geometric Network and offers more […]


A Celebration of Hope, Happiness and Gratitude: Diwali 2021

By Astha Dixit, Published on: 3rd November 2021

Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated with great fervor by Indian communities all over the world. The word ‘Diwali’ comes from the Sanskrit word ‘Deepavali,’ which means ‘light’ and ‘row,’ implying a row of lights, which is exactly what one sees in homes during this time—rows of lights in […]


How GIS Helps Industries? What It Does and Why It Matters?

By Poonam Negi, Published on: 14th October 2021

The data ecosystem is becoming more complex with every passing day. Studies show that 80% of the data we consider has a geospatial element of some form. This has increased the relevance of the ‘location’ by allowing us to analyze data as spatial elements and organize layers of information into […]


Creating Accurate Geographic Models with Geo Annotation

By Astha Dixit, Published on: 30th September 2021

Research suggests that data quality is a single point of failure in today’s era of Artificial Intelligence. About 80% of a data scientists’ time today is consumed in ensuring that training data meets the defined quality standards that are required to be used in Machine Learning (ML) models.  Today, there […]


Strengthening Climate Resilience in The Gambia

By Dr. Uttam Singh, Published on: 17th September 2021

The vulnerability of climate change is complex and diverse in West Africa. The Gambia, is one such African country experiencing climate extremes, where climate change has been impacting people’s health and agro-ecosystem heavily. The frequency and severity of extreme events is increasing as temperatures continue to rise and rainfall patterns […]


Are Drones the Future of Indian Agriculture?

By Sahej Ghai, Published on: 31st August 2021

Global spending on smart, connected agricultural systems and technologies is expected to triple by 2025, reaching $15.3 billion. India is an agrarian economy and a big contributor to the livelihood and GDP of the country. However, regardless of its contribution to the GDP, Indian agriculture faces several structural challenges such […]


Enhancing India’s High Priority Road Network in OpenStreetMap

By Madhukar Rayagiri & Ashok Kakalla, Published on: 6th August 2021

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a community sourced and largest volunteered Geographic Information platform in the world. OSM is characterized by its dynamic map and the active community of the millions of mappers. These maps are available free of cost and are constantly improving each day. Map Intelligence with OpenStreetMap (OSM): There […]


Crucial Role of HD Mapping in Autonomous Driving

By Sagan Bazaz, Published on: 15th July 2021

High definition (HD) maps, also known as precision maps, are highly accurate 3D dynamic maps that are shifting the landscape from traditional static maps to High Definition maps rapidly. With amazing precision at the centimeter level, HD maps have become a key technology in an industry that has seen astounding […]


Agri-tech Innovations: A New Way to Avert Agri Lending Risks

By Saurabh Dayal, Published on: 30th June 2021

Rural lending has been a neglected area due to traditional lending models, high-cost and low-margin business. But these costs can be reduced by deploying innovative agri-tech solutions to minimize NPAs for banks and agrarian distress for farmers. Let’s explore some details from Saurabh Dayal, Business Development leader at RMSI Cropalytics. […]