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Handing over of working document to chairman of PTB regarding use of GIS technology for tobacco crop estimation on 30th August, 2021

National Centre for Big Data & Cloud Computing (NCBC) team led by Dr Nasruminallah visited PTB on 30th August 2021. They briefed PTB management regarding how GIS (Geographic Information System ) is used to estimate tobacco crop production .They highlighted scope of work and benefits of use of this technology for tobacco crop survey. They portrayed earlier satellite captured tobacco crop images in KP (Yar Hussian) area and claimed accuracy of results. In reply to a question raised by Dr Waqas Gillani, Chief Statistical Officer, PTB the visiting team stated that they could work out production estimate for per hectare with the use of GIS. After thorough discussion PTB wished to have survey data till April 2022.