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BLUIS Odisha wins ‘Gold’ for ‘Excellence in adopting emerging technologies’ in India
The Bhubaneshwar Land Use Intelligent System, or BLUIS, run by the state government of Odisha has been selected to be awarded ‘Gold’ under Category V that is ‘Excellence in adopting emerging technologies’ in the National Awards for e-Governance.
The National Awards for e-Governance will take place on January 7 and 8, 2022 in Hyderabad, Telangana under the aegis of the National Conference on e-Governance. The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India is organizing the conference.
BLUIS has been developed for safeguarding government lands in Bhubaneswar city by leveraging space technologies and geo informatics. The BLUIS web-portal and mobile app is developed by Odisha Space Applications Center (ORSAC) using Space Technology, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) based image processing, Geo-ICT and Web Technologies as per the requirement of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority and Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
BLUIS aims at detecting unauthorized constructions on pieces of land that are under the control of the General Administration Department, BMC and Bhubaneshwar Development Authority. The detection of unauthorized construction would be done using monthly High Definition Satellite Imageries compatible with land revenue cadastral map, besides leveraging AI and ML technologies to detect changes in land use and unauthorized uses.