WebRIS (Road Information System) is a Web based GIS application which offers comprehensive solution for
integrating storing and retrieving road information with built in visualization, analytical, monitoring facilities.
Geometry of Roads and location of Cross Drainage works stored in spatial domain along with relevant
attribute information arranged in web solution helps engineers in handling data effectively and facilitates
efficient planning and monitoring.
WebRIS is a cross-browser, cross-platform web-based GIS application specially developed for Public works,
Ports & Inland Water Transport Department, Government of Karnataka. The application has a set of powerful
customized query and analysis tools.
- Pre-defined user friendly designed forms, display of existing information along with map, built-in business
logic have facilitated department to record up to date information of selected road
- Facilitated user to generate maps and reports automatically and more accurately
- Information access over the functional and administrative hierarchy facilitates systematic data/ information transfer
- Standard tools facilitates systematic reporting and export facilities help engineers to standardize the
- Application has helped decision makers to get visual
reports (Maps with tables)
Geo database was created using maps available at department and by interpreting satellite image. Road
data created was further validated in field by conducting GPS survey. During this survey, CD locations were mapped along with key information.
Google Earth Integration:
Implemented Google Earth plug-in module containing Google Earth tools, Layer Info, Add layer, Fly to,
Window tool and Measurement tool
Has in built function with data input forms integrated with predefined business logic and access control for entire Karnataka State. Implemented with various tools such as Navigation tool, Tool to Add/Remove Legend & Layer, Tool to get information of selected feature, option to draw line / mark location on map etc. with an intention to ease navigation for viewing map content and getting information
Search & View Tools:
Facilitate user to search and view various administration jurisdiction and get road details, Assist user to view and get information of selected road, marked and stored redline on map and help user to view taluks of Karnataka State in terms of its backwardness as per Dr. Nanjudappa Committee Report
Facility to update road information and CD information
Facility to view, get and print information based on key parameters of road and CD
Map Export tool:
Facility to export displayed map with Title and description to selected paper size
Facilitates generation of basic reports and query based special reports such as Road analysis, comparative road length, maintenance and improvement report with categories such as Strengthening, CC pavement, Widening and Reconstruction by district, taluk and individual road.