This web site has been created with the financial support from NRDMS Division, DST, New Delhi, under a Major Research Project titled "Customization of GIS based Tourism Information & Promotion System (TIPS) for Tourism Industry in Eastern U.P." by Dr. Nutan Tyagi, Professor, Department of Geography, Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, U.P.-273009, with two JRF's appointed under this project.
This web site is an attempt to provide easy access to the locations, for the tourists visiting different tourist destinations of Eastern U.P. The detailed maps created through Geographical Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) have also been displayed on GIS platform using open source and information in text with photographs, is linked with these tourist attraction points. The details of available facilities necessary for the tourist travelling this region are also displayed through maps with information linked to them.
For virtual sightseeing videos with commentary about the destinations are also available.
Bio-data of Principal Investigator:-
Dr. Nutan Tyagi, Professor, Department of Geography, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, U.P., India
Qualification- M.A. (Geography), Ph.D., PG Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS from IIRS, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Experience- Teaching in the University since 1982.
Specialization- Tourism, Urban Geography, Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS).
Publications- Two books, nineteen research papers.
Bio-data of JRF's worked under this project-
1- Sunil Kumar, M.A. Geography, PG Diploma in GIS and Remote Sensing, NPTI, Faridabad, Four months Training in CES, New Delhi.
Experience- Over ground Utility Mapping of Delhi District for Survey of India.
2- Laxmikant Shukla, M.A. Geography, PG Diploma in GIS & Remote Sensing, BHU.