APIB for East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya is an effort in providing a single window access system for geo-spatial and other agriculture related information to the farming community. Establishment of single window access to information and decision support to all types of users of agriculture and allied sectors necessitated pooling of relevant information from numerous organizations and compilation, synthesis and analysis to meet the user needs. Building necessary linkage with the relevant organizations for data collection and service dissemination was done for effective implementation of various tasks.
Computerized data storage, synthesis and the required analyses for Remote Sensing (RS) & Geographic Information System (GIS) inputs along with other agriculture related information of APIB decision support system were implemented in Client Server architecture environment using MS SQL RDBMS and software development tools.
APIB database hosted on the web with the URL http://megapib.nic.inis now currently in operational use for East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.