Hello! I am Muhammad Sohail Akbar. Currently I am working as TL GIS Development Team with Designation Assistant Director, GIS at DHA Lahore.
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Professional Summary

1. I am a highly skilled MIS & GIS Specialist with over a decade of experience in developing robust geodatabases, conducting spatial analysis, and creating accurate maps and visualizations.

2. My expertise includes designing and implementing web GIS systems, developing spatial analysis tools and monitoring dashboards, and integrating GIS and MIS data to enhance decision-making. As an experienced GIS Developer and Development Manager, I possess extensive knowledge of remote sensing techniques, spatial data infrastructure (SDI), and the latest GIS software such as ArcGIS, QGIS, and PostGIS.

3. I am proficient in conducting front-end and back-end development for web GIS, and I have expertise in developing Android-based applications for GIS data collection and analysis. Additionally, my critical thinking and business acumen enable me to manage large-scale GIS projects for government clients and supervise teams, ensuring high-quality GIS and MIS solutions are delivered on-time and within budget.

Basic Information
13+ years
DHA Lahore, Pakistan
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  • As a highly skilled GIS professional, I possess expertise in advanced technologies and techniques used in the field. My proficiency includes the use of remote sensing and image processing techniques for analyzing satellite data, as well as the use of LiDAR data for high-resolution terrain mapping.

  • In addition to my experience in managing GIS and MIS projects using Laravel PHP framework, I am also proficient in working with other popular GIS frameworks such as OpenLayers, GeoServer, and MapServer. I have extensive experience in developing custom GIS applications using various programming languages such as Python, Java, and C#.

  • Furthermore, I am experienced in designing and developing web-based GIS applications using cutting-edge technologies such as AngularJS, ReactJS, and NodeJS. I have also worked extensively with cloud-based GIS solutions, including AWS and Azure, for developing scalable GIS applications.

  • My skills also extend to spatial data mining and spatial data analysis, including the use of machine learning algorithms for predictive modeling and pattern recognition. I am proficient in using statistical software packages such as R and SAS for analyzing spatial data.

  • In addition to my technical skills, I possess strong communication skills and have experience in presenting complex GIS data to non-technical stakeholders. I am adept at creating visually appealing GIS maps and dashboards using tools data visualization and analysis.

  • Teaching on YouTube channel GIS & IT Tools

Professional Projects Highlights
  1. Development of a cutting-edge GIS-based Land Record Management System (ERP) for DHA.

  2. Successfully developed and implemented MIS & GIS-Based Land Record Management Information System for the Punjab Government, streamlining land record management and ensuring accurate land ownership information.

  3. Designed and managed the development of a MIS & GIS-based planning tool for COVID-19 response, enabling efficient passenger tracking, NGO fund management, and patient records management.

  4. Managed and created a GIS based system for Punjab price control for the Punjab Government, ensuring fair pricing practices in the province.

  5. Supervised the Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Program 2015-17 for the Punjab Government, aimed at improving rural infrastructure and connectivity.

  6. Developed a MIS & GIS-based Urban Immovable Property Tax System for the Punjab Government, aimed at improving property tax collection and management in urban areas.

  7. Created a MIS & GIS-based Disease and Vector Data Analysis Tool for the Punjab Government, facilitating effective disease surveillance and control.

  8. Developed a MIS & GIS-based Punjab Transport Infrastructure Management System for the Punjab Government, aimed at improving transportation planning and management in the province.

  9. Supervised the MIS & GIS/Android-based WASA Consumer Survey for the Punjab Government, aimed at improving water and sanitation services in the province.

  10. Successfully developed and implemented the MIS & GIS/Android-based Punjab Healthcare Commission Survey for the Punjab Government, aimed at ensuring quality healthcare services.

  11. Created the MIS & GIS/Android-based Land Use Survey for the Punjab Government, aimed at providing comprehensive land-use data for informed decision-making.

  12. Implemented the SMS-based Punjab Wheat Procurement System for the Punjab Government, aimed at streamlining wheat procurement processes and ensuring timely payments to farmers.

  13. Developed the SMS-based Attendance System for Literacy & Non-Formal Basic Education Department for the Punjab Government, aimed at improving attendance tracking and reporting in the education sector.

  14. Supervised the MIS & GIS/Android-based Flood-2014,15 Houses Damage Assessment Survey for the Punjab Government, aimed at assessing flood damages and enabling targeted relief efforts.

  15. These experiences showcase my proficiency in developing and implementing GIS and MIS solutions, as well as my aptitude for effectively managing and supervising large-scale projects for government clients.

Professional Skills
Dot Net
Esri JS
Leaflet JS
Open Layers JS
Angular JavaScript
Dot Net MVC4 Framework
PostgreSQL (Post GIS)
SQL Server
Esri Arc GIS

2013 - 2015

Master's Degree (MCS)
Masters in Computer Science

Leads University

Applied Data Analytics, Computer Networks, Data Analytics, Database Management & Business Intelligence, IT Project Management, Web Application Development, Data Analytics, Software Development, Machine Learning

2009 - 2011

Master's Degree (GIS)
Masters in Geographic Information System

Punjab University

Principles of GIS, Principles of Data Acquisition, Projection and Coordinate Systems, Principles of Remote Sensing, Geo-Information Management, Geo-Statistics, GIS Data Model, Spatial Data Visualisation, Spatial Analysis, Digital Image Processing, Global Positioning System (GPS), Database Design and Management Semester, Research Design and Project Management in GIS, GIS Programming Semester, Land Information System Semester, Spatial decision Support System Semester, GIS Application for Urban Planning and Management, Spatial Data Infrastructure

2007 - 2009

Bachelor's Degree (B.Com-IT)
The Bachelor of Commerce & Information Technology

Islamia University

Introduction to Accounting, Statistics, Business Mathematics, Computer Application in Business, Principles of Accounting, Information Technology, Micro Economics, Financial Accounting, Macro Economics, Direct Taxation, Introduction to Auditing, Advanced Commercial Law, Financial Accounting II, Business Communication, Economics of Pakistan, Financial Control &Internal Audit, Cost Accounting, Management Accounting,

2002 - 2004

High School
Science and Mathematics

Bahawalpur Secondary board

Mathematics, Computer, Chemistry , Physics

Work Experience

May 2022 - Present

DHA Lahore
Assistant Director GIS

Currently I am working as Head of GIS Section DHA Lahore with Designation Assistant Director GIS. Under this role I developed Land Record Management System, GIS Based Enterprise System for Land Acqn Branch. I supervised GIS Team for Data developemt and Web GIS Development.

Feb 2012 - April 2022

The Urban Unit
Sr. GIS Development Manager

Currently I worked as Team Lead GIS Development with Designation Sr. GIS Development Manager. Under this role I developed and supervised different projects in The Urban Unit.

July 2011 - Feb 2012

Full Stack Developer

I worked as PHP Web Developer for seven months. Here I develop an ERP for a schools system that including a website, CMS, and Android application for student monitoring

June 2020 - Present

YouTube Instructor

I am a GIS software and web technologies engineer, a life coach trainer who is also a serial entrepreneur with multiple online businesses, ranging from online websites, application development and consultations services, personal online Youtube channel GIS & IT Tools, etc. I am currently teaches web technologies on different online platforms also teaches life coaching sessions to help others achieve a high level of success in many areas of life

Key Projects
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Land Acqn, Main Complex, DHA Phase 6, Lahore, Pakistan





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