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  • Upgradation of ESRI Products and AMC for the Department of Forest, Environment & Climate Change. - Click
  • JSAC invites online sealed Bids (Technical and Commercial) for Upgradation of ESRI Products and AMC for next one Year. - Click
  • List of Selected Candidates for the Post of SRF and JRF in different projects at JSAC against Advertisement No: JSAC/2021/01 - Click
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  • Price Bid Opening Meeting against Tender no. – JSAC/01/2021 for the project “Space Based Information Support for Decentralised Planning- Updates (SISDP-U)” - Click
  • Recruitment for the Post of SRF and JRF in different projects at JSAC. - Click
  • The Candidature of Selected Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the interview held on 16-10-2019 against advertisement JSAC/2019/01, dated 08/03/2019 is cancelled. - Click
Geographical Information System

What is a GIS?

LayersRemember those multi-layered images of the human body from middle school science class, showing the body's skeletal system, nervous system and so on? GIS is similar. It layers 20th century geographical maps - of streets, buildings, neighborhoods, even subterranean infrastructure - using 21st century technology.

GIS technology works by linking information stored in databases to a place or location. Users can question the data and present the answers in maps, tables and other graphic representations. Since 80% of all information has a geographic component, the power of GIS can be widely used to support decision-making and problem solving across all sectors - public, private, and not-for-profit.

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