Drones get a wide field
One may soon see drones flying above the busy roads in Mahadevapura, for an entirely new purpose. For the first time, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (
“About 118-km of roads in Mahadevapura have been identified for widening in the revised master plan of 2015. We will be using LiDAR Technology for conducting revenue survey, preparation of land acquisition plan, alignment register and schedule. We first used this technology for mapping the Koramangala Valley, which will be developed as a citizen-friendly waterway project,” a senior BBMP official said.
Officials said LiDAR technology was also used for conducting land survey for the suburban rail network in the City. “The technology uses pulsed laser to measure distance. The human error is minimal. It also provides a complete picture of the ground reality which could be missed with other survey methods,” BBMP officials said. “Absence of good quality topographic data can create problems including delay in project implementation.”
“We have been using either theodolite method or total survey for the preparation of
Almost all the major roads have been identified for the survey. That includes: Outer Ring Road from Lowry Junction to Agara Junction, Haralur Main Road, Kasavanahalli main road, Panathur Balagere Road, Siddapura – Nallurahalli Road, Bellandur Main Road, HAL Wind Tunnel Road via Kempapura, Road from Sarjapur Road to Doddakannahalli etc.