Perspectives for a National GI Policy (Including a National GI Policy Draft)

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R11, NIAS, Number 978-81-87663-64-5, Bangalore (2012)



GI (Geographic Inf ormation) ?.. ?..refers to any information that has a geographical or location context. The GI includes satellite images, aerial images/data, maps ? topographic and thematic, ground survey data, positioning data, geo-tagged attributes/tables etc and also the derivatives from their processing ? all of which are amenable to visual display, integration and processing and serving as maps/images in the spatial domain. Policy?? is declared objectives that a government seeks to achieve and preserve in national interest ?. ?? typically a ?Statement of Intent? or a ?Commitment? to guide decisions, actions and achieve developmental outcomes for the nation.