SPARC to develop Odisha State Wildlife Information Portal

Posted on: 16 August 2016

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden, Odisha has selected SPARC for development and implementation of a Web-GIS based State Wildlife Information Portal.

The proposed portal shall entail geospatial information on protected areas (wildlife sanctuaries and national parks), eco-sensitive zones, wildlife corridors, administrative jurisdictions, forest and wildlife management infrastructure etc. for all protected areas and wildlife units of Odisha. It shall also facilitate map-based information on wildlife-related incidents; and enhance communication between wildlife wardens and wildlife division officials.

Use of geospatial technology would enable efficient management of infrastructure and resources across 14 wildlife units and 19 protected areas in Odisha.