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Thursday, December 5th, 2013

India Looks to Establish a National GIS Organisation

At a recent symposium on remote sensing, T. Ramasami, Union Secretary for the Department of Science, indicated that the government is planning to establish a National GIS Organisation to aggregate, maintain and verify GIS data. The...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Transforming India with Technology, A National GIS for India’s Development

Sam Pitroda, advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations, addressed the Esri International User Conference this afternoon. Pitroda discussed that the complexity and diversity of the country of India are being...

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Chennai Gets Closer to Permanent Home for a Geospatial Data Centre

On Saturday, the foundation stone for a permanent structure for a Geospatial Data Centre of the Survey of India in Chennai was laid in Velachery near the Perungudi MRTS station. The geospatial data centre, which now functions from...

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Indian Government Spends to Change Government through Technology

Sam Pitroda, adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information and Infrastructure, today said the Centre was spending Rs 1 lakh crore to bring in a "second-generation revolution" in governance. "In the same way we are running a National...

Monday, July 4th, 2011

National GIS Promises to Transform Governance Landscape

India is mapping out its newest national asset, a state-of-the art online information bank, which promises to transform governance, aid planning and make life easier for the man on the street. Called National GIS, this geographical information...

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

India’s National GIS Promises to Transform Governance

India is mapping out its newest national asset, a state-of-the art online information bank, which promises to transform governance, aid planning and make life easier for the man on the street. Called National GIS, this geographical information...