• Huge amount of data handling in a very convenient environment, which can be easily used for analysis. It helps to organize and centralize the data.
  • Insight in the interaction of many different variables through GIS – analysis.
  • A thorough calculation of sketch designs along with new visualization techniques that will help and make it easier to understand the outcome of the plans to be implemented for the decision makers and larger public.
  • A construction of central database is supported which would be used at different levels throughout the process.
  • New possibilities for co-operation in a networked environment.
  • Patterns are often more clearly observed when viewing mapped data.GIS provides a very effective means for graphically conveying complex information. Layouts created with a GIS are extremely useful when included in reports and presentations.
  • Attribute data linked to mapped features allows access to an unlimited wealth of information, which can be linked as per the requirements for analysis.
  • The use of GIS would increase efficiency and accuracy of the analysis.
  • Use of GIS would help in today’s environment of multi criteria decision making.
  • It helps to promote communication and collaboration among different public agencies.
  • Assists planner to in identifying and developing the land use pattern and plan.



  • The tools, infrastructure and software required are still expensive.
  • The amount of data handling is so huge, planners and decision makers due to so much information may get lost in it.
  • The correctness of the data to be input should be checked properly. Meta data is required.
  • Training is required for using the GIS. A specialist can operate the GIS software.
  • For a small project the use of GIS would be still expensive.








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