[Talk-in] Roads in India: How complete is OpenStreetMap ?

Naveen Francis naveenpf at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 06:51:11 UTC 2015


Hi Arun,

Can you point out what percent of NH and SH [by state] has mapped in India ?

For NH length per state.
http://morth.nic.in/showfile.asp?lid=1624

For SH length per state.
http://www.mospi.nic.in/Mospi_New/upload/statistical_year_book_2011/SECTOR-4-SERVICE%20SECTOR/CH-21-ROADS/Table-21.2.xls


Thanks,
naveenpf

On 23 November 2015 at 10:58, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com> wrote:

> The data team at Mapbox is also looking at how we can improve the highway
> coverage. The public tracker is here:
> https://github.com/mapbox/mapping/issues/138
>
> The first step might be to collect existing maps or stats for each state
> and compare them to OSM to identify where more work is needed.
>
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 7:54 AM, Aneesh T <doc.aneesh at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Most of Haryana, Gujarat and Rajasthan were mapped by HeinzV and Oberaffe
>> I think.. Karnataka, Tamil nadu, Kerala and Maharashtra are decently mapped
>> too... The rest needs a lot of work...
>> On 23 Nov 2015 7:04 a.m., "Yogesh योगि" <yogesh at karnatakaeducation.org.in>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Naveen,
>>>
>>> Blog from Mikel shows that in India only 21% of roads are mapped. [ref:
>>>> CIA factbook ]
>>>>
>>>> https://www.mapbox.com/blog/how-complete-is-openstreetmap/
>>>>
>>>> https://gist.github.com/tcql/0d7ad9b32afbea76f615
>>>>
>>>> Is there any further analysis by states or type of road ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> The India:Roads OSM wiki page[1] has some status on the percentage of SH
>>> roads mapped and other details, although I couldn't see much recent updates
>>> on individual State pages except in Karnataka[2] and Kerala[3] State pages.
>>> From the wiki page, it looks like much of the Haryana[4], Karnataka,
>>> Maharastra[5] and Rajasthan[6] State Highways are completed. But it may
>>> also be the case that other States' SH might have been done but not updated
>>> on the OSM wiki page.
>>>
>>>
>>> [1]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads
>>> [2]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Karnataka
>>> [3]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/State_Highways_%28Kerala%29
>>> [4]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Haryana
>>> [5]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Maharashtra
>>> [6]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Rajasthan
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Yogesh K S
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