Policy | VOL. 8, ISSUE 46, January-February 2008 |

National Map Policy

The advancements in digital technologies have now made it possible to use diverse spatial databases in an integrated manner. The responsibility for producing, maintaining and disseminating the topographic map database of the whole country, which is the foundation of all spatial data vests with the Survey of India (SoI). Recently, SoI has been mandated to take a leadership role in liberalising access of spatial data to user groups without jeopardizing national security. To perform this role, the policy on dissemination...

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