Client: Punjab State Education Department
Case Summary

The assignment involved development of the GIS database for the schools under the state education department under the state Govt.. Each of the schools were located on the map along with the school details such as building status, students, teachers, faculties, infrastructure, facilities, toilets, playground etc. as attribute data sets against each of the school. A web GIS based application was developed to disseminate the GIS based school information. A part of the application is available for the general public with a google map interface showing the school location on the Google map. The application provides all the common GIS functionalities such as Zoom, Pan, Distance Measurement, Identification, School search etc. along with the general purpose reports. The departmental access through a user login provides facilitates to update the school attribute information and provides a set of MIS and Map based reports for assisting in the decision support in day to day school management, infrastructure development, human resource management. Moreover, the application facilitates transparency and accountability into the school education system.

The GIS based School Information System helped in

  • GIS based mapping of schools along with the administrative boundaries to facilitate planning and decision support
  • Embeds Transparency/ Accountability into School Education System

Technology Used:
Open Source Geographical Information System, Microsoft .NET Framework, Adobe Flash Technology, Database Management System

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