A comprehensive survey will be conducted by the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad (MCH) to develop the common Geographical Information System (GIS) database.
Such a comprehensive project is being taken up for the first time by the MCH. All properties in the city with their physical features will be mapped using the system. It will cover all the structures, open plots, municipal and government buildings, public utilities and infrastructure. Non-spatial attributes pertaining to various departments and the MCH will also be collected during the survey. Non-spatial information such as plot and house numbers, owner's name, property type and its use, number of units in a plot, number of floors in a building, power, water and sewerage connections will also be collected as part of the survey. According to the MCH officials, there are 5,11,849 properties in the twin cities and the cost of the project will be around Rs 2.68 crore. It costs Rs 50 to survey each property.