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January 26th, 2014
Survey of India Takes on World’s Biggest Survey

Survey of India has taken up a special project on mapping the country using modernised technique at an estimate of Rs. 1,800 crore. This is considered the ‘biggest survey’ to be taken up so far across the world, said Swarna Subba Rao, Surveyor General of India, Survey of India (SoI). In his acceptance address after receiving “IGS – Prof. B.M.T Life Time Achievement Award” at a function organised by the Department of Geography of Bharathidasan University and Indian Geographical Society, Chennai, here on Saturday, Dr. Rao said development in GIS technology facilitated SoI to release maps in digital format. Read More