About SMC GIS Portal
Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) had harnessed the power of IT before it became everywhere and a necessity for organizations of its nature and size. SMC is one of the local self-government to adopt computerization in its early phases and use it for better governance, improving operational efficiency and increasing ease of interaction with citizens.
Progression in Information Technology (IT) and Geographical Information System (GIS) synchronizes new applications to be centralized so that planners, policy makers and citizens can use it in day-to-day decision making process. The underlying concept is that better decisions are made if the best available information is presented in a manner most appropriate to the defined issues.
The intention of SMC to implement a Web based GIS application is a step in the right direction in its endeavor to prepare the city for resolving the challenges posed.
The Web based GIS application facilitate organization for easy maintenance and monitoring of the functionality and for general public the easy access to the information.