Kirti Delhi, India 226 Questions 325 Answers 23 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Kirti Asked: June 5, 20212021-06-05T13:21:01+05:30 2021-06-05T13:21:01+05:30In: UPSC PRELIMS What are GIS technologies? What are GIS technologies? general Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Ishu Innovative 370 Questions 228 Answers 176 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Best Answer Ishu Innovative 2021-06-05T13:30:34+05:30Added an answer on June 5, 2021 at 1:30 pm Geographic Information System (GIS): Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer system used for capturing, storing, checking and displaying data with regard to positions on the Earth’s surface. Rooted in geography, GIS integrates numerous types of data, analyses spatial locations and organizes these layers of information into maps and 3D visualizations. The ubiquitous use of the geographic information system (GIS) across Multiple platforms and sectors makes it the new age fire that powers our systems, enables globalization, and is integrated with almost every New technology being used. In India, GIS is being used in a variety of application such as Mapping all Central Government land parcels, including that of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs). Rural Electrification System: Identify and map the electrification status of villages under Grameen Vidyutikaran App (GARV). Mining Surveillance System: Curb illegal mining through automatic remote sensing detection. Industrial Information System (DIPP): GIS-based master plan for industrial areas, zones, parks, etc. Road Information System: Geo-mapping present status of lanes, impedances of national highways, state highways, etc. GlS-enabled BHARATMAPS to enhance governance and improve planning and monitoring in New India. For crop and agriculture insurance. To provide a facility to map assets/amenities and facilitate developmental planning under the AMRUT scheme. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Cancel the best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is E-Waste? Describe Narrow Band-Internet of Things (NB-IoT).