New Centre for Geospatial Technology, Innovation and Solutions in India

  • A tripartite MoU was signed between the National Geospatial Programme – DST (Department of Science and Technology), National Institute of Geo-informatics Science & Technology (NIGST), Survey of India, and IIT Tirupati Navishkr I-Hub Foundation.
  • To establish the Centre of Excellence – a Pilot.
  • It aims to cater for the emerging technology solution requirements of the Geospatial domain in India.
  • It would support and encourage innovative geospatial technology-based start-ups, industries, and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) that have an application and impact in the core sectors of the economy.
  • After liberalising Geospatial Guidelines the process of reforming the Survey of India is going on.
  • Incubators will be set up to work both on developing the geospatial technology and startup support.
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