NSDI 2015

National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) movement is in its 15th year this year. NSDI hosts its stakeholders’ meeting every year with participation from across the nation for deliberations on strengthening geospatial infrastructure in the country.

In keeping with its objective of bringing larger number of stakeholders in its gamut, NSDI annual events are also now being hosted by organisations other than its partners. NSDI 2015 with be held on February 12, 2015 along with India Geospatial Forum, the annual conference-cum exhibition for geospatial technology organised by Geospatial Media & Communications, in Hyderabad.

With its theme as “G-Revolution!”, IGF 2015 is poised to demonstrate how geospatial-based solutions and applications can revolutionise productivity, operations and efficiency across all the sectors of the economy, society, and governance; raising them to entirely unprecedented levels and taking the technology and its benefits to citizens across the country.

With large number of geospatial professionals and experts from all sectors who are expected to participate at the two conferences, the jointly organized conference will provide a premier forum for the community for interacting with wide ranging geospatial and spatial data infrastructure administrators, policymakers, scientists, users, politicians, developers, service providers, academia and professionals. Exhibition being a major feature of IGF, the participants of NSDI will gain exposure and have the wider opportunity to know the various geospatial products and services and will gain know-how on the latest technology offerings. The joint conference will provide an opportunity to the entire geospatial community to have a high level networking opportunities with senior decision makers.

Theme: Spatially enabling the nation

Geospatial data forms the foundation of all planned human activities. As such, it is important to have in place a sturdy infrastructure that can that can truly enable geospatial-based decision making by the government, business enterprises and the people of our nation. With the theme “Spatially enabling the Nation”, NSDI 2015 will deliberate on the requisites for successful implementation of such infrastructure.


P S Acharya

Scientist G and CEO, NSDI, Department of Science & Technology

R N Nanda

NSDI/ Survey of India

Sunil Kumar Bohra

Geological Survey of India

Sunil Chandra

Forest Survey of India, Dehradun

Smriti Upadhayay

Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi

H.Hemanth Kumar

Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology

Dr Sandeep Tripathy

Odisha Space Applications Centre

Prof N L Sarda,

Advanced Lab on GISE, IIT Bombay

B P Aawasthi

Chief Engineer (TMS), Northern Railway, Ministry of Railways





Pankaj Mishra

SOI and R. N. Nanda, NSDI/ Survey of India