Bhuvan Portal is a software application which allows users to explore a 2D/3D representation of the surface of the Earth. The browser is specifically tailored to view India, offering the highest resolution in this region and providing content in four local languages.

Apart from visualization Bhuvan provides timely disaster support services (domestic and international), free satellite data and a products download facility, and rich thematic datasets.  Bhuvan is using a crowdsourcing approach to enrich its maps and collect point of interest data.

Bhuvan Portal and its applications in various governance fields:

  • Create customised maps using myGIS
  • Creation of Shape files to create offline maps
  • Bhuvan Web Services
  • Data representation in vector and raster layers
  • Text files to Shape files.
  • Map Layouts
  • Digital elevation maps
  • Interpolation

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