Policy Matters

With location and spatial context emerging as the key driver to enable effective decision making for government, businesses, civil society organisations as well as citizens. It is therefore now imperative that geospatial information become an integral component of the large scale nation-wide programs and embedded to the core of such critical mission mode projects. In order to achieve this seamless embedment, a comprehensive National Geospatial Policy is pre-requisite that talks about the digital topographic and other thematic maps prepared by National Mapping Organisations (NMOs), remote sensing data, aerial data acquisition, data sharing mechanisms among different map providing agencies and availability of geospatial data on demand.

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