[Talk-in] State of the Map India

Nagarjuna G nagarjun at gnowledge.org
Tue Apr 22 08:20:26 UTC 2014


On Monday 21 Apr 2014 6:07:23 PM Ishan Chattopadhyaya wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 6:01 PM, Sajjad Anwar <me at sajjad.in> wrote:
> > On Apr 19, 2014 10:46 PM, "Nagarjuna G" <nagarjun at gnowledge.org> wrote:
> > > On Sunday 20 Apr 2014 12:12:17 AM Shekhar Krishnan wrote:
> > > > Thanks to our long-standing work evangelising OpenStreetMap and FOSS
> > 
> > GIS
> > 
> > > > at HBCSE/TIFR since 2006, via TIFR we have hostel, campus, lab
> > > > 
> > > > facilities if we are serious about SOTM Indi.
> > 
> > http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in
> > 
> > > > Ishan, in Mumbai we can support visiting participants from all over
> > > > 
> > > > India and provide hostel at HBCSE depending on dates. Pradeep, what do
> > > > 
> > > > you suggest? I've cc-ed Mikel Maron from OpenStreetMap.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Let's take this forward in connection with the Open Data folks in
> > > > 
> > > > Bangalore Datameet who are also into maps and geospatial. Thej and
> > 
> > Nisha
> > 
> > > > are also cc-ed herewith.
> > > 
> > > gnowledge lab has recently acquired a deidated server for openstreetmap.
> > 
> > Johnson, Sanjay, Sathyakam, Sajjad and Arun have already promised to
> > maintain the server. (included them in cc since I am not sure if I am
> > subscribed to the talk-in group.
> > 
> > > We need a separate map server since NCERT and TISS are currently doing
> > 
> > big impact projects in open educational resources for school students and
> > online courses for enhancing skills for undergraduate students. gnowledge
> > lab is involved in both these projects. In the latter project we are
> > already using open street map. Hundreds of students are being exposed to
> > osm as a part of the course. In the coming three years, we are going to
> > work with 50,000 undergraduate students across the country. Considering
> > these are Govt of India supported projects we need to take care of the
> > borders as per Indian Govt. Therefore the need to create custom maps.
> > 
> > > Arun is interested to do multi-lingual custom maps for school education.
> > 
> > NCERT is also interested in this project.
> > 
> > > The server will be made available to installations on this Monday and
> > 
> > hosted at osm.metaStudio.org.
> > 
> > Can we also perhaps point openstreetmap.in to the same server?
> 
> +1
> 


that is the idea.  the machine will be mapped to two domains. I will send the 
public IP soon where ngnix virtual hosting config will be, so that the dns can 
be directed to this.

--
GN

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