Pakistan gears up for GIS-based census

The Census Commission in Pakistan is getting ready to start up the process of defining new census blocks — which is likely to affect delimitation — on a district basis in Karachi using GPS and GIS technologies. According to Sindh Census Commissioner Noor Muhammad Leghari, soon a new house listing will be carried out that is a mandatory exercise before a population census.

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Source: www.dawn.com

Sachiye Day, VERTICES research assistant. sachiye@vertices.com

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