Types of Topographical Sheets

Topographical Sheets Topographical sheets or topo sheets are large scale maps of land area of the world. Large scale means that smaller area is shown in detail on a piece of paper. Here, the representative fraction is small e.g. 1:25000. Small scale means that large area is shown on a piece of paper but it … Read more

Survey of India’s Topographical Sheets

Survey of India’s Topographical Sheets East India Company established Survey of India in 1767 for mapping, survey and exploration of resources in India. It publishes the topographical sheets in two series i.e. open series maps and defense series maps. Open Series Maps Survey of India prepares these sheets on 1:250000, 1:50000 and 1:25000 scale as … Read more

Example of Topographical Sheet

Topographical Sheet Example Topographical sheets are large scale maps and offers the spatial information in detail. These sheets are used for micro level planning and execution of civil and defense projects. Below is an example of topographical sheet. For Types and Uses of Topographical Sheets, Click Here. To Download More Topographical Sheet, Click Here. Kulwinder … Read more

Sopher’s Index : Measures of Inequality

Measuring inequality is key to formation of policy for equitable distribution of benefits of economic growth to people. Sopher’s Index is a method which measures inter-personal inequality between people and regions. What is Sopher’s Index? It is used to calculate inter-personal disparity between two groups of people and regions. Need for Log scale: This index … Read more