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GIS Section

Functions

(i) Routine Works

Major on-going activities of GIS section are as follows:

  • Updating of Geo-spatial database
  • Updating of Road maps followed by road reclassification for all Upazilas of the country.
  • Updating of Upazila & District map
  •  Preparation of Land-use maps of new city corporations using satellite images on pilot basis
  • Preparation of project area maps for Small Scale Water Resources Projects.
  • Preparation of Municipality map for secondary towns.
  • Mapping of Infrastructure concern for different project of LGED
 
(ii) Study & Piloting Works

Major research activities of GIS unit are as follows:

  • ‘Resource Profiles, extrapolation domains and land-use patterns’ in the process of establishing a geo-referenced database for the coastal zone of Bangladesh and facilitation the out-scaling of technologies through the identification of target domains and land use planning under CPWF; jointly with IRRI Analyzing& Mapping physical accessibility in Bangladesh with IRRI , Philippine.2003

  • Indicator mapping of CHT districts in collaboration with ICIMOD, Nepal. 2004

  • Spatial Poverty Mapping of  Dhaka Metropolitan Area, 2005

  • Preparation of Off-Grid mapping for Sustainable Rural Energy under Sustainable Environment Management Programme ,UNDP

  • Preparation of School Maps and database for different districts.

  • Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Cyclone Disaster Management in Coastal Area: a case study at Barguna District,Bangladesh

  • Preparation of maps for ecologically sensitive area inBangladesh

LGED, GIS
GIS
Local Government Engineering Department (LGED)
Level 4, LGED Bhaban Agargaon, Shere Bangla Nagar Dhaka-1207. +88-02-8181503; +88-02-8124835