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Tree Census

According to Maharashtra (Urban Areas) Protection & Preservation Of Trees Act 1975 chapter four section 7 ( b ) once before December 1996 and thereafter once in every five years, carrying out a census of the existing trees in all land within its jurisdiction is mandatory.

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has planned to conduct geo-enabled Tree census survey and plot the same on city map. SAAR IT was on boarded to develop a survey dashboard, which should be cross browser, cross platform compatible. This will give garden department a holistic view of survey work being conducted within PMC jurisdiction. The dashboard provides idea about: Current progress of the project, Quality checks status, layout of different varieties/specifies, distribution under different wards, etc.

Some of the high level scope includes:

  • Geo tagging of all the trees under PMC jurisdiction
  • Query Search for trees by species, location, or advanced filters such as diameter, date planted, or tree characteristics, etc.
  • Tree photos.
  • Monitor the progress on real time basis
  • Get optional integrated tree key to assist in identifying tree species