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Ludhiana, Punjab
Latitude: (30.9118, Longitude: 75.8516
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Ludhiana is a city in Punjab at latitude 30° 54′ 42″ North, longitude 75° 51′ 6″ East.

Events

"GillMapping" by G.N.D.E.C, Ldh 22nd Nov

GillMapping is the event which is organizd by the civil department of "Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, ludhiana" with collaboration of the LUG (Linux User Group ) Ludhiana.

In this event we use the GPS (Global Position Sytem) Technology for Creating the map of the gill village .

The event will be scheduled to start 0n 22th nov,2009 at 9:00am in consultancy hall of G.N.D.E.C College ludhiana;

gillMapping

The Department of civil engineering,Guru Nank Dev engineering college,ludhiana is organinsing an event of “gillmapping” on 22/11/2009(sunday) at 9:00 a.m. For preparing digital map of gill village with the help of nss unit,association of civil engineers & Linux User Group(LUG) Ludhiana with following objectives.

(a)To help Govt./NGos for their social welfare schemes.

(b)To help our community such as traffic police,cabs etc in track locating.

(c)To help physically challenged people(blind) navigate on their own

(d)To help grow industrial business in the area of “digital mapping” and to provide scope of placements for students.

We plan to start this project from gill village and thereafter the whole city will be covered. An inaugral function is being planned at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College on 22/11/09 at 9:00A.M. To mark the start of this project and make everyone aware of it.

Open Street Map

Open Free maps are Free editable maps. These are made with the help of GPS by anyone at anytime. These maps allows us to view,edit and use geographical data in the collaborative way from anywhere on the globe. Like in some areas, We have some buildings and street being built all the time and with the help of OSM we can always locate this location of sneakers on the ground and can get up-to-date data.

More important thing is that information is free. It will be owned by the community- not by any big corporate which means it can be accessed by anyone,anytime and anywhere and can also edit it accordingly. Open street map(OSM) maps are more accurate then anything else on the market in many parts of world depending upon awareness and participation of community. By using OSM we will come up with new applications and winning innovations around the information we recorded.

Maps prepared by OSM have already Started In US and is new in India. These maps


(a)Help to Grow the industrial business in the area of digital mapping and provided the scope of placements of the students in the same area.

(b)Help as track locater to the community such as Traffic Police,Cabs etc.

(c)Help as a navigator for the physically challenged people(Blind).


Department of civil engineering at GNDEC Ludhiana is going to prepare such maps. Initially we are starting from Gill Village and Our target is to Prepare maps of ludhiana city. All the data collected by this will be given away free for others to use.

For collecting the data of Gill Village our Students will carry GPS to different part of gill village and will record the information and then will upload and then this will be provided to the community for the use.

We can get further information regarding open street maps from below link http://news.bbc.co.uk/2hi/technology/8305924.stm

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki

Faculty In charge:- prof.(Dr.) H.S. Rai HOD,Department of Civil Engineering Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Ludhiana(Pb) India


upcoming events:- uploading the list of the Mapping Team

posted by:-

Daljeet Singh Pathania

Planning

Time

Announce your event at least 10 days ahead our time . And our group an select weekend for this event . So all are free at end of weekend on 22,nov 2009 (sunday). And event is started at 9.00am.

Place

Our place is for mapping is gill Village and some near about areas.


Gettind Started

Our event can be started at 9.00am with Introduction about openstreetmap and GPS techonogy. Dr.H.S.Rai given a small presentation on GPS and open street map . And some other respected guests also introduce about the that techonegy and share our views .

My dear friend Daljeet Singh Pathania student of IT branch of our college also give presntation .

After this there is Small tea party . After the party all of students is ready to go for Gill Village . And the students are divided into group of 2 student with one GPS system .

Publicity

Poster & Flyers we can prepare a posters and Flyers for to publices our events. And display our posters at gill village and our college camps and also in news papers.

We can also promote our events on Internet .

list of Members

NAME	                 CLASS	 GROUP
Daljeet Singh Pathania	  D3 IT	  L.U.G
Jagdeep Singh Malhi	  D3IT	  L.U.G
Aditi Arora	          D2CSE	  L.U.G
Akashdeep singh          D4 CE	  A.C.E
Aman Shegal	          D4 CE   A.C.E 
Amanpreet Singh          D2CSE	  L.U.G
Amrinder Singh	          D2IT	  L.U.G
Ankur Chauhan	          D2ECE	  L.U.G
Anurag Chaudry	          D2CSE	  L.U.G
biplamdeep singh	          A.C.E
Chandeep Singh	          D2CSE	  L.U.G
Davinder Kumar	          D2CSE	  L.U.G
Gurinder Singh	          D3 IT		
Guriqbal Singh	          D2CSE   L.U.G
Gurjyot Singh	          D2CSE	  L.U.G
Hargurdeep singh	          A.C.E
Harkaran singh	          D2 CE	  A.C.E
HarmanpreetSingh         D1ECE	  L.U.G
Ismitpal singh	          D3CE	  A.V.S
Jaswinder singh          D4 CE   A.C.E
Mandeep Sngh	          D3IT		
Mokshan abrol	          D4 CE   A.C.E
Parveen Kumar	          D2IT	  L.U.G
Pranavanand	          D2CSE	  L.U.G
Priyanka Sharma          D2IT	  L.U.G
Sandeep 	          D2PE	  L.U.G
Shaina	                  D2CSE	  L.U.G
Simarjeet singh          D4 CE   A.C.E
Sumit	                  D2ECE	  L.U.G
Tanpreet singh	          D4 CE   A.C.E
Vikas	                  D2CSE	  L.U.G
Preeti Jaiin	          D4CE	  A.C.E
Gurmeher Singh	          D2CE

At End

At the end of day we can collect our mapping data from the GPS system and transfer to computer ,then using JMOS software we upload the data about gillmapping on openstreetmap.org

feedback

For collecting the data of Gill Village our Students will carry GPS to different part of gill village and will record the information and then will upload and then this will be provided to the community for the use.

and enjoy our new expereince and many of feel happy to doing first time work on live project AND also THANKS to Our teachers ,groups member students and other respected persons .

Posted By :-

Jagdeep Singh Malhi