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

Abhishek Saikia abhishek at mapbox.com
Tue Nov 24 10:01:17 UTC 2015

Here is the updated spreadsheet containing most information about roads
which was gathered from the state PWD sources and Basic Road Statistics of

The "*Basic Road Statistics of India*" contain comprehensive road
statistics of India updated until 2010-11. As a general rule, the higher
number among different sources and/or the most recent updated data has been
quoted in case of conflicting statistics from various sources.

It has also been observed that states like "Arunachal Pradesh" and some of
the Union Territories have very little information available on their road
networks. Also, most of the PWD sources are outdated with some even dating
back to 2007. These figures are by no means final and absolutely correct.
It would be great to have the OSM community to join their hands in looking
into these figures and update the spreadsheet
the any relevant sources they gather and also cite these sources in the

Abhishek Saikia

On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 11:19 AM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com>

> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 10:12 PM, Russell Nelson <russnelson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Someone quipped at State of the Map US that the best way to improve your
>> map is to make your area attractive for Germans to come and visit.
>> Advertise in-country Yoga instruction in Germany?
> Some of the biggest Indian road and power line contributors have been
> German :)
> --
> Arun Ganesh
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