[Talk-in] Geocoding Vikarabad District, Telangana

Chetan H A chetanha91 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 07:38:52 UTC 2017

Hi Sree Harsha,

"Farmer Distress Helpline" looks like amazing work you are carrying on. I'm
from the rural background, let me know if you need help in mapping and
other open data activities. Happy to help!


On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 12:39 AM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com>

> If you want a OSM based geocoder, give https://geocoder.
> opencagedata.com/demo a try. It looks like Vikarabad does not have many
> villages mapped, so it probably won't give good results till you improve
> OSM.
> If using Google is giving bad results, its unlikely one can do much to
> improve the results.
> On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 11:47 PM, Sree harsha Thanneru <
> nanoharsha at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I have been working on "Farmer Distress Helpline" project in newly
>> created Vikarabad District,Telangana called KisanMitra, and as part of it
>> looking to map the primary data which we get from farmers, but also various
>> secondary data like Rainfall, Ground Water level, cropping pattern this
>> year, and many more to understand the Issues more deeply, & also to find
>> inter linkages.
>> For the same, I tried to geocode some of the village data we have within
>> our system, but have not been successful. I have only tried a few addon's
>> in google sheets(I know a very bad attempt!!) Anyone has a good idea of how
>> to achieve the same in a better way with lesser errors ? Is there a list of
>> geo-coded info of villages along with corresponding Mandals we could use if
>> already available?
>> Fairly new at mapping, so eagerly looking for guidance to get going !!
>> Cheers,
>> Harsha
>> +919966089839 <+91%2099660%2089839>
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>> Cheers
>> Sreeharsha
>> +919966089839 <099660%2089839>
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