Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B2, 145-150, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B2-145-2016
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07 Jun 2016
SCHOOL MAPPING AND GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS OF THE SCHOOLS IN JASRA DEVELOPMENT BLOCK OF INDIA
S. Agrawal1 and R. D. Gupta2,1 1GIS Cell, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad -211004, U.P., India
2Civil Engineering Department, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad -211004, U.P., India
Keywords: School Mapping, Catchment, GIS, Thiessen Polygon Abstract. GIS is a collection of tools and techniques that works on the geospatial data and is used in the analysis and decision making. Education is an inherent part of any civil society. Proper educational facilities generate the high quality human resource for any nation. Therefore, government needs an efficient system that can help in analysing the current state of education and its progress. Government also needs a system that can support in decision making and policy framing. GIS can serve the mentioned requirements not only for government but also for the general public. In order to meet the standards of human development, it is necessary for the government and decision makers to have a close watch on the existing education policy and its implementation condition. School mapping plays an important role in this aspect. School mapping consists of building the geospatial database of schools that supports in the infrastructure development, policy analysis and decision making. The present research work is an attempt for supporting Right to Education (RTE) and Sarv Sikha Abhiyaan (SSA) programmes run by Government of India through the use of GIS. School mapping of the study area is performed which is followed by the geospatial analysis. This research work will help in assessing the present status of educational infrastructure in Jasra block of Allahabad district, India.
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Citation: Agrawal, S. and Gupta, R. D.: SCHOOL MAPPING AND GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS OF THE SCHOOLS IN JASRA DEVELOPMENT BLOCK OF INDIA, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLI-B2, 145-150, https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B2-145-2016, 2016.

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