Objective 2018-01-12T16:27:46+00:00

Major objectives

  • Identify and address common concerns and interest of the Indian geospatial industry.

  • Raise societal awareness of, and utility of, Geospatial Technologies and the economics opportunities it offers to the citizen, firms, and the governments through appropriate awareness, education and capacity building programs

  • Liaise and coordinate with other professional bodies to build awareness and rouse the brand value of Indian geospatial industry in India and abroad

  • Facilitate interactions and discussions within various stakeholders of the Indian geospatial industry

  • Develop linkages and industry interface with educational institutions and work to bring synergy between industry requirements and educational programs

  • Identify potential growth and foster business opportunities for geospatial and related industry

  • Develop and design common minimum standards and ethics to be followed while conducting business

Ancillary objectives

  • Consult, coordinate and advise its members on issues of common interest to geospatial industry

  • Initiate ideas, support and facilitate research in order to develop the technology and its trade

  • Network with international geospatial associations and agencies to promote and strengthen its capacities in international markets

  • Work towards introduction of more relevant course curriculum in Indian academia

  • Organize training and education programs on policy and building aspects of geospatial technology

  • Create awareness about employment opportunities for the professionals in the field

  • Organize conferences / symposiums/ seminars/ workshops/ road shows on geospatial and related technologies and its applications at national and international levels

  • Bring out magazines, newsletters and journals and encourage exchange of scientific know-how and industry related information

  • Undertake surveys and research projects to estimate status of geospatial business opportunities and produce market forecasting reports and indicators

  • Assist community and government in developing their capabilities and policies to maximize the benefits of geospatial technology for the society at large

  • Collaborate with organizations (both public and private), universities, and agencies, NGO´s at national and international level to achieve the above objects

  • Mobilize funds and resources at national and international level to promote the objectives of the association