DEHRADUN, Sept 10: Union Minister of State (Impartial Cost) Science & Know-how; Minister of State (Impartial Cost) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Power and House, Dr Jitendra Singh has requested the Surveying authorities to undertake built-in know-how and referred to as upon the Nationwide Surveying and Mapping Company (NMA) to reorient itself to modern India.
He requested the Surveying authorities to come back out of Silos and work in shut coordination with different associated departments like ISRO, IMD, Ocean know-how in Earth Sciences and so on, so as to have the ability to produce extra fruitful and cost-effective outcomes, that are in tune with the priorities of the Authorities headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Throughout a go to to the NMA’s Nationwide headquarters right here right this moment, Dr Jitendra Singh, who can be the Ministerial Incharge of the NMA, which is below the Ministry of Science and Know-how noticed that ever since Narendra Modi took over as Prime Minister in 2014, there was an enormous leap in India’s technological method which additionally has a bearing on the way wherein the method of survey is carried out and due to this fact it’s the accountability of all of us to reside as much as the period of recent technological improvements initiated and launched within the final seven years.
The Minister issued directions for holding a joint assembly of the officers of NMA with representatives from all of the Science Ministries and Departments to pursue initiatives by way of a joint activity drive
Dr Jitendra Singh additionally reviewed the progress made after fifteenth February 2021 when the Modi authorities had taken a historic and pathbreaking resolution of buying and producing Geo-spatial knowledge and Geo-spatial companies together with maps. This, he mentioned, was geared toward amassing, producing, getting ready, disseminating, storing, publishing, updating and digitalizing the Goe-spatial knowledge and maps inside the territory of India, with larger ease for people, organisations, corporations, authorities companies and all the opposite involved stakeholders.
The accountability earlier than all of us, mentioned Dr Jitendra Singh, is that if below the management of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian House Analysis Group (ISRO) has gone ahead to liberalize and democratize the Geo-spatial knowledge, how greatest will be the Survey conducting companies put it into sensible utility and in addition evolve strategies that are time saving, value efficient and handy for the widespread citizen.
Reiterating that the Survey of India should reorient itself sooner than attainable, the Minister mentioned, there aren’t any different choices than to this.
Survey Normal, Naveen Tomar additionally made an influence level presentation earlier than the. Minister.