TA-8800 PAK: Balochistan Water Resources Development Project – GIS Specialist (48098-001)<em>(Web Based GIS Water Resources Information System, Balochistan)</em>
TA-8800 PAK: Balochistan Water Resources Development Project – GIS Specialist (48098-001)(Web Based GIS Water Resources Information System, Balochistan)
Location within Country:
Province of Baluchistan.
Name of Client:
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Name of Associated Consultants, if any:
Narrative Description of Project:
The purpose of this project is to:
develop end user interface and collect data for a satellite-based water resources information system (WRIS) for Balochistan,
collect feedback, fix bugs, and
assist Remote Sensing Specialist 1 and 2 who will be recruited separately.
Devise and develop a WEB based GIS system for sharing data/information among the Irrigation Department (ID), Government of Balochistan and other relevant agencies.
Test the system with Target Agencies and collect feedback for further improvement.
Fix the bugs encountered during the project operation to deliver and install final version of the system towards the end of project.
Description of Actual Services Provided by Our Staff within the Assignment:
Conduct needs assessment on the GIS-based visualization system after analyzing exiting and actual requirements of the system at ID;
Define capacity building needs for system development and operation.
Coordinate with other relevant local agencies on use of ICT infrastructure for operating the GIS-based data sharing and visualization system
Assess available data (availability in geographical extent, frequency, etc
In coordination with Remote Sensing Specialist 1 and 2, prepare the list of required data, and in consultation with ID collect all the data from
existing data at Target Agencies,
data prepared by other consultants, and
necessary freely available data - locally and/or from web – and check their accuracy and integrity and make necessary data cleaning
Assess capacity of data acquisition and processing by ID, and recommend necessary measures to be taken for sustainability of data maintenance to keep it up-to-date;
Identify a process of data sharing modality/rules and operation of GIS-based data visualization system
Define and categories data for
privileged user and
general public (open access);
Develop user manuals and training materials on GIS-based data sharing and visualization system for
privileged user (access with password) and
general public (open access);
Implement the WEB-based GIS system for sharing data/information and visualization;
Conduct trail on operation of the system and get users’ feedback;
Improved the system based on feedback; and,
Preparation of reports for
draft final report,
final report, and
occasional working papers on specific technical subjects as required. Recommendations made by the consulting firm recruited separately should be incorporated in the final report.
Exponent Engineers (Pvt.) Limited is a multidisciplinary Consulting & Project Management firm. We have extensive engineering experience especially in the fields of Transportation, Structural & Telecom Engineering and GIS Mapping.