New Delhi: Data layers on important assets pertaining to health, education, culture, tourism, Gram panchayats, municipal corporation, social welfare housing and others are being mapped for the PM Gati Shakti, said the commerce ministry in a statement. "Along with mapping of data layers, data validation is being done for optimum use of PM Gati Shakti principles in planning of both physical and social infrastructure," informed the ministry during the review meeting on onboarding of social sector ministries or departments chaired by the Special Secretary (Logistics), DPIIT.
The meeting was attended by Ministry of Housing of Urban Affairs, Department of School Education and Literacy, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry for Women and Child Development, Department of Sports, Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Culture, Department of Posts and BISAG-N.
"The 12 ministries or departments have been onboarded. They are now in advanced stages of data integration onto the NMP platform that include important layers such as schools, hospitals, and anganwadi centres," said the statement.
"The BISAG-N made a presentation on decision making and planning tools, used cases like, connectivity to model schools and disaster management planning along with the advantages of adopting NMP by social sector ministries or departments. Ministries or departments presented the progress of adopting Gati Shakti, data layers that can integrated onto the NMP platform and the challenges being faced by them during the integration process," it added.
Further, "the presentations were followed by deliberations with the participants, interesting and socio-economically useful ideas were generated, like mapping of anganwadi centres with respect to accessibility, evaluation of location for establishing a new technical institute for promoting linkage with industry, analysing locations of schools and identifying any connectivity issues and others," stated the ministry.
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