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GoI Initiatives

  • Reason for Deregulation of Geo-Spacial Data:

    Delayed Projects: System of acquiring licenses or permission, and the red tape involved, took months, delaying projects, especially those that are in mission mode – for both Indian companies as well as government agencies.

  • Geo-Spacial Data:

    Geospatial data is data about objects, events, or phenomena that have a location on the surface of the earth. The location may be static in the short-term, like the location of a road, an earthquake event, malnutrition among children, or dynamic like a moving vehicle or pedestrian, the spread of an infectious disease.

  • Current State of the Geo-Spatial Sector:

    Strict Restriction: There are strict restrictions on the collection, storage, use, sale, dissemination of geo-spatial data and mapping under the current regime

  • Increased Investment:

    The government also expects an increase in investment in the geo-spatial sector by companies, and also an increase in export of data to foreign companies and countries, which in turn will boost the economy.