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RURBAN TOUCH is a newly venture for the SMART VILLAGE concept using smart technology by the different domain’s young and enthusiastic volunteers.

The concept of SMART VILLAGE is derived from the PURA (Provision of Urban Amenities to Rural Area) Project which is visionary of Late Mr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (Ex-President of India). The following are the objectives which company strongly believes:

  • Evolve an appropriate, context specific interpretations of "Smart Village" and make the terminology mature to "Sustainable and Smart Village and Model Village"
  • Come up with Tangible Solutions and illustrations.
  • Lead by example i.e. kick start a process of generating an Model Village Environment, Policy Framework, Knowledge Database, Product Options And Intellectual Debates
  • For the End Users Complete Solutions, Give Usable Real Life Options For Walking On The Path Of Sustainable And Smart Villages.


The main aim behind the exercise is to understand the current situation in Indian villages, identify key challenges and try to address those using technological approaches like GIS which further can be helpful in the decision-making process. According to the PURA (Provision of Urban Amenities to Rural Area) Project which is visionary of Late Mr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (Ex-President of India),the concept of smart villages was born. The project had a simple aim of providing basic amenities like infrastructure, education, awareness, technology and many more in rural areas. The objective of the mission is to improve the economic, social and infrastructural development in the rural areas. This can be achieved in three ways:

  • Improving the life of people of the rural clusters
  • Bridging the rural-urban divide
  • Reducing distress migration from rural to urban areas

In order to provide these amenities, technologies like GIS can be very helpful where mapping the existing scenario, land use and data from other types of surveys can be integrated in a single application to analyze gaps in the existing set up and attempt different implementation scenario for the basic amenities. GIS can act as an important factor in analyzing the situation which can ultimately help in decision-making.

Success Story | Initiatives

  • Punsari Village, Gujarat

    Implementing GIS Technology in Punsari Village located in Sabarkantha District, which is India’s First Nominated as Model & Smart Village by Sarpanch Shri Himanshu Patel.

  • Vehlal Village, Gujarat

    GIS Based Smart Village Concept with Web and Mobile Application in Vahelal Village which is adopted by Member of Parliament Shri Devusinh Chauhan under Sansand Gram Yojana - SAGY.