Re: [datameet] Re: India Shape Files

2018-10-28 Thread शरच्चंद्र लेले
Dear Arun: Can you help me understand this by downloading, processing attributes, and sharing the village layer for one state--say Madhya Pradesh? I may be asking too much, but in fact if this method for downloading village shapefiles from Bhuvan is feasible, it would be great to complete

Re: [datameet] Re: Correct CRS for datameet maps

2019-04-19 Thread शरच्चंद्र लेले
Nice! I did not know this! On 19-04-2019 06:46, Naraina Damle wrote: I would like to add my two cents to this discussion. You need to read, study, learn and practice this stuff about Coordinate System and projections. You can always land up in surprise\ing situations. One thing I would

Re: [datameet] Re: BhuNaksha: source of cadastral maps

2019-12-23 Thread शरच्चंद्र लेले
Dear Prabhakar: Thanks for the link. I looked it up. It is rather awkward to use, and I could not see SOI layers. Most important, there is no cadastral information, only village boundaries. And of course, like in the other cases, the boundary is not downloadable. Best, Sharad On

Re: [datameet] Re: BhuNaksha: source of cadastral maps

2020-04-26 Thread शरच्चंद्र लेले
Dear Dilawar: Many thanks for sharing this. Unfortunately, I am a complete ignoramus when it comes to Python, selenium or even accessing stuff from GitHub :-[ Is there any way that you (or anyone else) can help? (Sorry, probably asking too much here!) The site is

Re: [datameet] Re: 2001 village and town boundaries

2020-05-31 Thread शरच्चंद्र लेले
Dear Digvijay: Thanks for this information. I did not know about the censusgis.org portal. It seems to have boundaries for areas where I have otherwise drawn a blank. BUT it is really hard to use this portal for anything other than to 'see' approximately what is going on. Pity. Do you know

Re: [datameet] Re: mumbai district boundary

2020-07-15 Thread शरच्चंद्र लेले
Sending just the outer boundaries of Mumbai and Mumbai Suburban district. CRS is Geographic. Sharad On 15-07-2020 18:52, rvc wrote: Hi all, i am looking for vector file for the attached mumbai district boundary. All the responses that i have received, none has this boundary. I request anyone

Re: [datameet] Re: Shapefiles for complete India

2014-08-07 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
I think I have the explanation for why I am seeing a good match and you are not: The problem lies in defining what is the 'sub-district' unit (in IND_adm3). Administratively speaking, it is tehsil, below which lies CD block. Unfortunately, census gives information by CD block. So there are

Re: [datameet] Re: Shapefiles for complete India

2014-08-07 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
On 07-Aug-14 8:18 PM, Justin Meyers wrote: As per our conversation yesterday, could you upload your data? You keep criticizing everyone else's data, but you don't share your own!?? Help me help you :) Dear Justin: I think you are going too far and too fast. A more moderate tone would be

Re: [datameet] Shapefiles for complete India

2014-08-11 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Very excited about this! But the file is not actually downloadable, it seems. One has to write to fidel castro... has anyone gotten a reply? Sharad On 10-Aug-14 1:31 PM, Dilip Damle wrote: Hi Just came across this link that seems to have a village shapfile of India somewhere

[datameet] Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2014-09-05 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Dear All, I found this ppt on the web which gives in detail what kind of mapping work has been done by the Census of India. this includes all village boundaries and wards within villages and cities, and in select cities, even individual buildings! We must make efforts to get this dataset into

Re: [datameet] Re: 2011 subdistrict Maps

2014-09-13 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Census, but not on their website. S. On 13-Sep-14 10:27 PM, Justin Meyers wrote: Yes, this is what I am looking for. What is the source? Thanks, Justin On Sep 13, 2014 11:42 AM, Sharad Lele sharad.l...@gmail.com mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com wrote: Are you looking for something like

Re: [datameet] Re: Madhya Pradesh Village/ Town Name Question

2014-09-18 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
I have not quite figured out what Mahalwari means, but wikipedia says Mahalwari was in Uttar Pradesh, and it sounds more like zamindari. I am very sure that the system in Madhya Pradesh was Malguzari, see this Supreme Court Case: http://indiankanoon.org/doc/217259/ Sharad On 19-Sep-14

Re: [datameet] Re: Data on Houses, Household Amenities Assets - 2001

2014-10-09 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Sumit: You are right. 2001 data were only available on a 'paid' basis, and were not in public domain. I know this because a colleague had to purchase the 2001 dataset for her city of study at the cost of more than 1 lakh (back in 2005). I guess we could write a joint letter to Census of

Re: [datameet] Re: 2011 subdistrict Maps

2014-10-11 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Khaliq: When you say they 'sell it', i presume you are referring to the location codes created in each census round and the tables that link one to the other? in which case Sumit Mishra has already posted the all-India dataset for this, right? Sharad On 11-Oct-14 10:19 PM, Khaliq Parkar

Re: [datameet] Re: 2011 subdistrict Maps

2014-10-12 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Institutional purchase is viable considering the cost. On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 11:18 PM, Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले] sharad.l...@gmail.com mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com wrote: Khaliq: When you say they 'sell it', i presume you are referring to the location codes created in each census

Re: [datameet] Re: 2011 subdistrict Maps

2014-10-13 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
, Khaliq Parkar khaliq.par...@gmail.com mailto:khaliq.par...@gmail.com wrote: Ah! let me tap my 'institutional' access to see what is possible. will update soon. On 10/12/14, Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले] sharad.l...@gmail.com mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com wrote: Khaliq

Re: [datameet] Re: India 2001 census data village-wise

2014-12-16 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
No problem at all. There is no hurry on this whatsoever. I should mention that I already have purchased CDs for 2001 data for several states where I do my research. Sharad On 17-Dec-14 9:18 AM, Rick Morgan wrote: Here. Is the code. If you want the *.html and JSON data you can scrape it

Re: [datameet] Re: Shapefiles for complete India

2015-04-14 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
, lease, license, or rent data set.. its such a shame that on one hand PM/govt is talking about open data and on other there is a thick bureaucratic red tape. Cheers * **| Dipal Thakker* On 14 April 2015 at 10:41, Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले] sharad.l...@gmail.com mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [datameet] Re: Shapefiles for complete India

2015-04-14 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 11:48 AM, Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले] sharad.l...@gmail.com mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com wrote: Dear Dipal: http://biogeo.ucdavis.edu/data/gadm2/shp/IND_adm.zip This is the link for GADM boundaries for india. Sharad On 14-Apr-15 11:10 AM, Dipal

Re: [datameet] Re: Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2015-10-28 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
t data is soon going to be made available). But if it already existed, they wouldn't have needed to. On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 7:57 AM, "Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]" <sharad.l...@gmail.com <mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com>> wrote: Dear Nishadh; Many thanks for poi

Re: [datameet] Re: Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2015-10-28 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
-- Thejesh GN *⏚* ತೇಜೇಶ್ ಜಿ.ಎನ್ http://thejeshgn.com GPG ID : 0xBFFC8DD3C06DD6B0 On 28 October 2015 at 07:57, "Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]" <sharad.l...@gmail.com <mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com>> wrote: Dear Nishadh; Many thanks for pointing us to this link, where the 2011

Re: [datameet] Re: Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2015-10-27 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Dear Nishadh; Many thanks for pointing us to this link, where the 2011 pdf maps have now been uploaded. 1. I could not find any urban ward-level boundaries in the pdf. I only see taluk-wise or tehsil-wise maps in which village boundaries are shown, and also the urban area is marked as a

Re: [datameet] Re: Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2015-10-30 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Here is an update from my colleague who tried to get these maps: /I called Delhi folks. Apparently, town with ward boundary maps are not available for public dissemination at the moment for any state. He asked me to purchase the state map book (which is available online) for the all the maps

Re: [datameet] Re: Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2015-10-03 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
The original claim that Census has all these maps was made on the basis of a ppt that was found online by a senior Census officer, in which he states in detail what mapping work Census has done for 2011 census. Please look up the first post in this thread. On 03-10-2015 12:13, srinivas kodali

Re: [datameet] Re: Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2015-11-25 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Thanks, Vinoth. Do keep up posted on what happens! Will circulate information about your startup, which sounds interesting! Sharad On 25-11-2015 16:11, Vinoth R wrote: Not sure if anyone has filed RTI. I filed an RTI with census department today. Between my startup helps citizens to file

Re: [datameet] Re: Census of India seems to have maps of everything!

2015-11-27 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Director who is supposed to be good, maybe write to him directly. Also, suggest you try to contact the commissioner of Ramanagara. We had no trouble getting the files for Hubli-Dharwad, thanks to a pro-active commissioner. S On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 5:14 PM, "Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र

Re: [datameet] Re: Map Digitalization Effort

2016-01-16 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
I am hoping to lay my hands on old (1991) village boundary layer maps for many states. We should probably focus our energies on Town Ward boundary maps--these are the hardest to get. Copyright: I would not worry about this---this has to be public information... On 16-01-2016 18:35, Dilip

Re: [datameet] Re: Map Digitalization Effort

2016-01-18 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Dear Dilip: the projection depends upon the source. In most cases, the only source that exists is the Census district handbook maps. These in turn have been prepared from taluka level maps that the Directorate of Land Records and Survey Settlement creates from village-level cadastral maps.

[datameet] Fwd: Fwd: [New post] Happy Independence Day and Open Indian Village Boundaries

2016-08-15 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
For some reason, this email by Thejesh did not show up datameet (or maybe I just missed it?). So forwarding it to the group. Thejesh, thanks for this. I have two queries: 1. Is this effort different from the effort by Nisha? My impression was that we had (with the group) access to boundaries

Re: [datameet] Re: India 2001 census data village-wise

2016-11-27 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Ph: 011-27601283, Mob: 9810043240 Sharad On 28-11-2016 08:23, mukesh ray wrote: Thank you Sharad On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 9:47 PM, "Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]" <sharad.l...@gmail.com <mailto:sharad.l...@gmail.com>> wrote: Mukesh: I have 2001 data only

Re: [datameet] Re: India 2001 census data village-wise

2016-11-27 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Mukesh: I have 2001 data only for MP, and then maybe for Uttarakhand (have to check). Will try to track this down and send via dropbox or something in next few days... Sharad On 28-11-2016 00:24, mukesh ray wrote: Hi Sharad, I wanted data for UP, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand,

Re: [datameet] Re: India 2001 census data village-wise

2016-11-27 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Mukesh and others: Data for Madhya Pradesh Village Amenities 2001 (just the table) has been uploaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/bazvdg9ikxufnz4/MP%20Village%20Amenities%202001.zip?dl=0 Sharad On 28-11-2016 00:24, mukesh ray wrote: Hi Sharad, I wanted data for UP,

[datameet] Statewise Administrative atlases 2011 are now online

2016-11-16 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/maps/atlas/administrative_atlas.html They contain maps and lists for each taluka, with the maps showing village boundaries. This at least enables us to understand where a village listed in the census 2011 PCA or DCHB tables is actually located. --

[datameet] National Library of India

2016-11-16 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Does anyone have access to this? Seems to contain a lot of material. http://opac.nationallibrary.gov.in/cgi-bin/gw/chameleon E.g. it lists latest Administrative Atlases (2011 census) which will give latest village boundaries (in pdf form, of course) Call No GP 312(54) In2 [2011]

Re: [datameet] Re: India 2001 census data village-wise

2016-11-29 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Chitra: If you have this data for several of the states requested by Mukesh, I would also be interested in getting a copy. Sharad On 29-11-2016 22:51, mukesh ray wrote: That would be a great help Chitra. Thanks Mukesh On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 9:09 PM, Chitra Jogani

Re: [datameet] Re: Census codes 2001 and 2011

2017-07-14 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Dear Dilip: Just to add to my public message: I had independently purchased the code-conversion tables (2001 to 2011) from Census. And have given a copy to Thejesh to upload to github. So it should be up there soon, in case the ones sent by Mishra don't work for some reason (they are

Re: [datameet] Village boundaries map for Odisha

2017-12-27 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Dear Ananya: It is possible to match the 2001 code with 2011 codes using the lookup tables that have been circulated earlier on this group. The fact that bhuvan layer matches only indicates (to me) that Bhuvan is still using 2001 village boundaries... Sharad On 28-12-2017 11:52, ANANYA

Re: [datameet] Village boundaries map for Odisha

2017-12-31 Thread Sharad Lele [शरच्चंद्र लेले]
Dilip: Having banged my head against the same brick wall, I agree broadly with what you have said. I have a few additional points, though. 1. If one wants a single village or few villages to be mapped, one can try to use the village cadastral maps. It is laborious, because again the maps