Kochi Metro to use Geographical Information System

Kochi:  Kochi Metro Rail Limited will make use of Geographic Information System (GIS) and geo-reference maps to understand traffic conditions and the demographic characteristics of Kochi.

The Union Urban Development Ministry is using the system for drainage mapping and the details have been circulated to all States. The project is being done in tie-up with the National Remote Sensing Centre to quickly spot problematic areas in a drainage system using data stored in GIS.