Centre for Geoinformatics

The Centre for Geoinformatics of IRTC is functioning under the broad umbrella of NRM division. IRTC has set up a well-equipped GIS laboratory. A WebGIS based Decision Support System is in place to help various stakeholders, including Panchayats for preparing action plans for soil and water conservation, improving agriculture productivity, livelihood support programmes and creation of other durable assets. The Centre is also capable of supporting LSGIs in developing their disaster management plans. The Centre for Geoinformatics has ventured into the mapping of landslide prone area and flood level. The GIS lab uses free and open source software and also provides training programmes to various beneficiaries including students, professionals and researchers. GIS cell is presently offering diversified training programmes to agriculture officers, panchayat secretaries, development planners and engineers working in construction and design fields. It has already completed 7 rounds of training to different beneficiaries.