Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
Australian spacetech companies partner to deliver the world’s first on-demand satellite imaging platform.
Over the course of several decades, satellite imagery has...
Singapore boosts geospatial property collaboration
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has signed memoranda of...
Esri India partners with AGNIi (Invest India) to roll-out ‘GeoInnovation’
Empowering start-ups to build location Intelligence and facilitate wider...
‘ISRO gearing up for multiple space missions in 2022’
After a rather muted 2021 in terms of satellite...
Australian company develops system for real time mapping of wildfires
At Wildfire Today we have often advocated for what...
Israel awards nearly $6 million in grants to space tech startups
From growing super-vegetables in space to taking high-resolution images...
Modi Govt’s ‘Urban Geospatial Data Stories Challenge’ To Promote Innovation Begins
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said that...
Ethiopian Government to Merge the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute and Ethiopian Geospatial Information Institute
In November 2021, the Ethiopian House of People’s Representatives...
Iran Slaps Down US ‘Concerns’ Over Space Programme After Satellite Launch
Iran launched a rocket carrying three satellites into space...
Russia and China Ink Cooperative Deal on Respective GNSSs
Russian space agency Roscosmos and the Chinese Satellite Navigation...

October 30th, 2013
India’s Infrastructure Projects Have Seen a Big Improvement

India’s infrastructure has seen a big improvement over the last 15 years. But, the last two years suggest that the challenge is not ‘what to do’ but ‘how to do it’ and ‘how to finance it’. On ‘how to do it’, there are many implementation professionals, who know exactly how to get things moving, and implement projects in time and within cost. They are present in the public and the private sectors. They need to be empowered in the right positions, or else, as the saying goes, ‘Where there is a will, there is a way; where there is no will, there is a survey’. We have seen rapid progress in states where the will to implement has been evident. Read More