Move your cursor to the middle of the page and click on West Bengal Gram Panchayat GIS and then wait for the GIS page to open.

 

Once the Gram Panchayat GIS page opens, scroll down and move your cursor to the District you want to see and click once

When the district page opens, you will find the Map of the district with C.D. Block Boundaries shown clearly.

The page will appear like this:

                                             

This is an interactive GIS map of a District. The system provides certain unique facilities like: -

Easy Tool Tip Text 
Fast location search facility
Location-wise Information

Simple Query builder
Range Query builder
Complex Query builder
Easy Zooming and Panning facilities
Quick Statistical Analysis. 

On the top left hand corner of your page you will find a list of menus with the sections: Layers, Search, Query, Complex Query.

 

The use of each menu is described below:

Layers: This section gives you a list of spatial objects you can see in your district map. On clicking on the Layer Menu you can find various layers like C.D. Block Boundaries, Gram Panchayat Boundaries, Water bodies, Markets, Roads, Urban Boundaries etc.

By default the District, Block and Urban layers are checked on. To see other layers check the left side check boxes beside each layer and click on OK button.


If you want to check all the layers at the same time check the Select All box and click on OK button.

         

By default the District, Block and Urban layers are checked on. To see other layers check the left side check boxes beside each layer and click on OK button.

If you want to check all the layers at the same time check the Select All box and click on OK button.

OR

        

Typing the first few characters in the text box the full name will appear on the Combo box. By clicking on ‘SEARCH’ button you can easily see the location on the map.

The page will appear as below:

OR you can find the location name by hovering the mouse over the map.

Query Section: This section gives you a list of available information divided in the following sections: 

Category of information:  The category of information, which is to be reflected in the map section, has to be selected from the combo box.

Indicator for Thematic Map: Based on the category of information selected from category combo, certain indicators are available. Thematic maps can be generated on these indicators.

On clicking on any location of the map, an information box appears with the information selected from the category combo box. 

A graphical presentation of data is also generated in the information box when the mouse-pointer is placed over the data. The ‘red’ spot indicates the location, which has been clicked. The position of that block within the location is also mentioned along with the highest and lowest value of the indicator. The name of the location, which has the highest value for that particular indicator, is displayed at the top of the graph.         

Query: Two types of Query can be generated

 Simple Query:

For a simple query, you have to select the Layer on which your query has to be performed e.g. Block, Urban, Gram Panchayat

Next, you will need to select the Category e.g. Population

Next, you will have to select the indicator e.g. Person (Total) 

The range of the indicator is displayed here.

Then select operator e.g. =, >, < etc from the operator combo.

Either choose value from the ‘Browse’ button or enter the value in the text box and click on ‘OK’ to view the result in the map section.

Pick on ‘Data’ button to view the selected indicator’s data.

The query result is reflected in the Map.

Range Query:

Selection of indicator on which the range query will be executed can be done using the same process as a Simple query.

 

By default, the data range is divided into five divisions, the divisions being continuous. This data division is reflected in the map by clicking on the ‘OK’ button.

For dividing the data according to your choice click on ‘Change Range or Colour’ button and specify the range.

Choose the ‘Discrete’ radio button. 

Specify the division. 

Give the range in the ‘From’ and ‘To’ text boxes. 

Click on ‘Add’ button for every range. The range is displayed in the box below. 

First select the range and then clicking on ‘Edit’ button you can edit the range, if required. 

Click on ‘OK’

The query result is reflected in the Map.

Complex Query:

This section helps you to create queries using multiple indicators.

First you need to select a  category from the Category combo and its  respective indicator from the Indicator combo box. Using >, <, = etc. from the operator box you have  to enter a value (find out the value range by clicking on the Browse button) in the text box and then click on the Add button to add your query. You can continue adding categories and their respective indicators in the same process to build your complex query.  Finally click on  the Done button to execute the query.

The result will be reflected on the map.

7. Change Map Size:

To change the map size use the tool like ‘Zoom in’ , ‘Zoom out’ etc.

You can now build your own query and do your own analysis on the maps.