For effective planning, monitoring and implementation of NRDWP, Information Technology (IT) based Management Information System provides the following support:- Maintenance of habitation -level status of water supply data to ensure planning and monitoring at micro and macro level. Assistance for computer facilities up to sub-division level, in phases, to ensure latest technology for processing and storing data in an RDBMS and its communication from one office to another through Internet. Assistance for development of village based GIS maps and its storage and processing, including procurement of digital maps from Survey of India and procurement of GPS instruments for identification and capture of the location of drinking water sources. Development and maintenance of customized software for enabling States and UTs to fully utilise the computing power for planning, monitoring and implementation of various activities in the sector and making the relevant data available at the central server through the IMIS application. NRDWP (Support) funds will be provided for MIS activities. Guideline on MIS and Computerization project is given in Annexure IV of NRDWP guidelines.