In Aug 2016, ERachana successfully completed a comprehensive door-to-door survey project for IL&FS Water as part of “Providing 24x7 (Continuous) Water Supply for Mysore City, under Transition Phase of JnNURM Project”.
Major objectives of the project involved Conducting Door-to-Door Survey and to update the existing base map for 22 DMAs (District Metering Areas).
As part of this project, close to about 45,000 properties were surveyed. Android-based application was developed to gather data, which was pre-determined as per the needs of the end user, from the field by interacting with the consumers, which included taking a photograph of the property and finally linking all of the fields captured data to its respective properties. The project was completed in a span of about 3 months time in which a team comprising of over 24 enumerators and 5 office staff.
The updated basemap in GIS-Compatible formats were delivered, along with a report for each property comprising of information gathered during the survey. This data was used by IL&FS Water to ascertain water demand and for re-structuring the existing water distribution network.