[Talk-in] [BLR] Volunteers needed for mapping camp for residents of Indiranagar

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 07:22:12 UTC 2017

On 12-Jan-17 06:08 PM, Arun Ganesh wrote:
> The citizen of the Indiranagar RWA have requested help to teach them 
> how to map their locality to document the trees, footpaths, landuse 
> and other amenities to help them take action against illegal felling 
> of trees and unauthorized commercialization of the neighborhood.

I don't think OSM will stand up in court by itself. Geo referenced and 
dated photos would be better. The mapping could be used for proof of the 
area involved... but the photos would be primary evidence. Would 
mapillary be suitable?
> Are there any mappers from Bengaluru interested to do this on one of 
> the weekends? Also ideas on how to structure this?
> This would be a great model that can help empower the citizens of any 
> other RWA or citizen group in any other part of the country.
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