The M. P. State Resource Atlas programme emphasizes on incorporation/presentation of district wise data on various physical, natural, socio-economic and infrastructure resources viz. Historical background, Culture and Tradition, Soil, Water Resources, Forest, Agriculture, Human Resource, Power, Health, Transport and Industry. Using the GIS capability these data are represented in the form of maps, tables and charts. All the maps, tables and charts are interpreted and analyzed in text form highlighting the rich endowment of resources in the state.
The District Resource Atlas is aimed to highlight the resources of each district incorporating data at Tahsil level. The atlas will consist of various maps on Land use/ Land cover, Rivers & Water bodies, Lithology, Geomorphology, Soil, Physiography and Slope prepared using remote sensing and GIS technique. Besides these secondary data collected on area and production of various crops (cereals, pulses etc), operational landholdings, livestock, rainfall, climate, education and health infrastructure and demography parameters will be presented in the form of maps, tables and charts. All the maps, tables and charts will be interpreted and analyzed in text form highlighting the rich endowment of each district in the state.
In the process of making Atlas at different levels especially district and regional level, the intention of Council is to develop human resources and expertise in the State involving participation of academic institutes/colleges/scholars at district, tahsil and even local level also.
The objective of the M. P. Resource Atlas Programme is to prepare Resource Atlas of Madhya Pradesh at State, District and Regional levels. The atlas will support the planning activity of different departments of the government for developmental programmes and other agencies as well as Students and Teachers to know the state, the district or region as a whole.