NRC - Land use/Land cover Change Analysis


National Land use/Land cover Change Analysis [Cycle-3] is a nationwide programme implemented through State partner institutes and monitored by NRSC/ISRO. KSRSAC produces the seamless Land use/Land cover database of Karnataka State on 1:50k scale. The updating of Land use Land cover Layer under this programme has been carried out using IRS Resourcesat-2, LISS-III data of 2008-09 and 2015-16 for change analysis.


The methodology involved geo-rectification of satellite data, ground truth collection, data interpretation and mapping, geodatabase generation and quality evaluation procedures. The classification system of Land use / land cover consists of 51 classes.

Summary of Work:

The status of Land use / land cover in the year 2015-16 has been mapped using the IRS Resourcesat-2 LISS-III imageries. The changes analysis is in progress.

Land use map

Project Status

Slum Free City Mapping of selected Cities in Karnataka
Integrated Resource Development Programme for Bellary district
Organizing and Maintaining the MUDA-GIS and Supporting GIS for Master Planning and Administration
Mapping of BMTC Assets and Developing GIS Applications
Coffee Plantation Acreage Estimation Using RS & GIS Techniques in Sakaleshpura Taluk, Hassan District, Karnataka.
Identification of suitable sites for dumping Municipal Solid Waste in the Urban Local Bodies of Karnataka
Mapping of Hassan town using Remote Sensing Method
Development of Web GIS and Geology, Mineral Atlas and Digital Processing of the Lease Applications
Mapping of BAMUL Milk Supply Routes and Distribution Outlets
National Wasteland Change Analysis
NRC - Land use/Land cover Change Analysis
Base Map of Bangalore Division for BESCOM
Karnataka Election 2018
Preparation of Ground Water Prospects Map under Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission – Phase I in Karnataka
Preparation of Ground Water Quality Map under Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission – Phase IV in Karnataka
Creation of Digital Land Record Database for the State of Karnataka (LRD)
National Urban Information System- Goa (NUIS)
Tank Information System for Karnataka
Space Based Information Support for Decentralized Planning (SIS-DP)
Database Creation and Updation for NMPT
Industrial Plot Information System Portal for KIADB
Land Resource Information System (LRIS) for Mysore District
Delineation of Forest boundaries in Village Maps as per Forest Working Plan
Updating of Network Assets of ESCOMS