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Kick Off Meeting- Development of Digital Information System (DIS) For Industrial Parks In West Bengal

22nd December 2020, Virtual MS Teams Meeting

A kick off meeting was organized for the Development of Digital Information System (DIS) for Industrial Parks in West Bengal by GIZ, on 22nd of December 2020. The main objective of this meeting was to share and exchange of information for the development of a digital portal.

A digital Information System would attribute all data on one single platform. Helping in monitoring the status of industries, infrastructure and services in the industrial parks. Also helping in having digital information on layouts, plot wise details etc.

The meeting was organized by Mr. Sabyasachi Banerji, GIZ. The participants included members of WBIDC (West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation) and other organizations. A presentation was given by the consultants RBased Services on developing a GIS database for the Industrial areas and their green mapping.

Dr. Somnath Narayan (WBIDC) said the most important criteria is the availability of data and the importance of the collection of data and the other attributes and requirements, what would be the plot and park level details etc. The panel had a good discussion with Mr. P Kamalakanth (WBIDC).

The collection of environmental data and other information is the first and the foremost step in the development of the Digital Information System. This is where the work needs to begin.