The assignment involved assisting OPEPA (Orissa Primary Education Program Authority) to map the school location in ten coastal districts severely impacted during super cyclone 1999. School locations were linked with corresponding information on existing infrastructure, teacher-student position, school facilities and amenities, so as to upgrade them under the post cyclone reconstruction activities.
GIS based upgradation of the schools helped in
- Identification of the schools in the cyclone affected areas
- GIS based Analysis of availability of infrastructure in the schools for appropriate decisions on infrastructure upgradation
Geographical Information System, Database Management System