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January 12th, 2012
Outlay Likely for Spatial Data Infrastructure

For strengthening the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), an outlay of Rs 750 crore has been planned during the 12th Plan. Speaking at the 11th annual meet of National Spatial Data Infrastructure conference, Mr Swarna Subba Rao, Surveyor General of India, said “Since we are moving to the next level of spatial data creation, State level data centres are crucial and a portion of the Plan outlay will be set aside for creating such centres. Karnataka is a leader in these technologies having established the first SDI and State Geo-portal in the country, besides having geospatial data centres in all the districts. I am sure, other states will emulate this.” Read More