GIS based Constituency Delimitation Tool 2018

CEGIS has developed a GIS based delimitation tool for Bangladesh Election Commission (BEC). The tool is developed in ArcGIS desktop platform considering all delimitation criteria. It is mainly used for the demarcation of constituencies boundary and to assign one geographic unit such as union/pourashava/city ward of a particular constituency to another constituency. The effects of the reassignment on the population, voter and geographical characteristic of the constituencies are immediately reflected on the computer screen. The tool is comprised of Delimitation Menu and Delimitation Toolbar in the ArcGIS interface. Number of GIS Data Layers such as Division, District, Upazila, Union/City Ward are used for constituencies boundary delimitation.