Development of Spatial Database for Sustainable Micro-level Planning of Chandanpur Mouza, Purulia, West Bengal

eTraverse: The Indian Journal of Spatial Science, Vol. II No. 2 — 2011

Abhijit Ghosh, Proshanta Kumar Ghosh, and Debajit Datta

“Micro-level planning in a comprehensive way, acts as one of the key factors in sustainable rural development and natural resource management. For preparation of appropriate micro-level planning strategies, proper and sufficient amount of real time spatial database is needed which can be successfully developed through digital mapping and decision support systems like GIS.

Landuse and Land cover

Landuse and Land cover

“Chandanpur Mouza in the Bhagabandh GP, Barabazar Block of Purulia District, West Bengal has been studied on a pilot basis for the preparation of such spatial databases with the ultimate objective of sustainable development and management of the area.”