Bhuvan Panchayat V 3.0 Web portal

Context: Bhuvan Panchayat V 3.0 Web portal has been launched in Bengaluru by the Union Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh. The portal has been developed by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).


The portal has been launched at the National Workshop on “Space Based Information Support for Decentralised Planning Update”. The Minister also released the technical documents pertaining to SISDP-Update Project.

Key Points to remember about the Portal

This Web Geo portal is an easy-to-use Geo portal developed for database visualizationdata analyticsgeneration of automatic reportsmodel based products and services for the benefit of Gram Panchayat members and other stake holders. The targeted audience for this portal are PublicPRIs and different stakeholders belonging to the gram panchayats. 

About SISDP-Update Project

Space based Information Support for Decentralised Planning at Panchyayat level (SIS-DP) is a national initiative of preparing basic spatial layers useful in planning process at grassroot levels as per 73rd, 74th constitutional amendment of local self governance. 

National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad is the lead centre to execute the project in collaboration with various State Remote Sensing Centres

For the first time an all India mosaic of high resolution ortho products and DEM from Cartosat-1 and Resourcesat data was prepared and basic thematic layers at 1:10K scale viz. LU/LC, drainage, settlements, transportation network, slope and aspect were prepared and relevant collateral data useful in planning exercise was also integrated. 

Under Phase II, this project shall be implemented shortly with a enhanced scope of updating geodatabase with latest high resolution remote sensing data and spatial data analytics to generate simple & ready to use geospatial products and services at Grampanchayats. The geodatabase, products and services prepared under this project are expected to be disseminated through Bhuvan geoportal.

ISRO launched SISDP project to assist Gram Panchayats at grassroot level with basic planning inputs derived from satellite data for preparing developmental plans, its implementation and monitoring the activities. SISDP phase I Project was successfully concluded in the year 2016-17.

Based on the rich experience gained and encouraging feedback received from various stakeholders on SIS-DP-I Project “SISDP-Update” was initiated with enhanced objectives of providing value added geospatial products and services to aid Gram Panchayat development planning process of MoPR.  For the first time, thematic database on 1:10,000 scale for the entire country is available with high integrated High Resolution satellite data for planning.

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