Articles in the Policy Category

Mar 2024 | No Comment

Integration of land use, utilities, transport and building on a common network helps optimize space efficiency and configurations.

A K Jain

Worked as Commissioner (Planning), Delhi Development Authority and as a member of the Committee of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on the DDA (2015). He was a …

Apr 2023 | No Comment

A clear, methodical and scientific distinction needs to be drawn between land use and land cover, especially in the context of urban planning and development

Dr Mahavir

Former Professor and Dean (Academic), School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India

Dr Prabh Bedi

CEO, Resonance Integrated Solutions Canada Inc., Canada

The geospatial industry got another impetus from Government of India …

Feb 2023 | No Comment

The Government of India has notified the National Geospatial Policy 2022. Here are the excerpts

Vision and Goals
Vision and Goals To make India a World Leader in Global Geospatial space with the best in the class ecosystem for • To develop a coherent national framework in the country and leverage it …

Mar 2022 | No Comment

The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper titled “China’s Space Program: A 2021 Perspective” . Here are some excerpts

In the next five years, China will integrate space science, technology and applications while pursuing the new development philosophy, building a new development model and meeting the requirements for …

Sep 2021 | No Comment

The draft “Indian Satellite Navigation Policy-2021 (SATNAV Policy-2021)” is hosted in website for public consultation. Comments on the draft policy, if any, shall be forwarded to this Department to the email id : dir.proj at the earliest, but not later than 29.08.2021. Here are the excerpts of the policy

Department of Space being the administrative …

Aug 2021 | No Comment

The USA has issued the Memorandum on Space Policy Directive 7 on January 15, 2021. This Space Policy Directive establishes implementation actions and guidance for United States space-based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) programs and activities for United States national and homeland security, civil, commercial, and scientific purposes

This policy complements the guidance set forth in …

Apr 2021 | No Comment

Planners have been using maps for making plans and for its implementation. With the emergence of the field of geospatial industry there has been increasing dependence for various planning tasks. Over the past few decades, changes in the policies and guidelines have impacted the work of the planners. The authors have here attempted to analyse the New Geospatial Guidelines from the perspective of Spatial Planners.

Mar 2021 | No Comment

Location information is an integral part of the modern digital ecosystem and critical for unlocking economic, social and environmental opportunities for sustainable growth and development of the country…

Feb 2019 | No Comment

The Union civil aviation ministry of India has made public the draft note for Drone policy 2.0 on 15th January, 2019, focusing majorly on Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations…

Dec 2018 | No Comment

The emblematic intergovernmental Group of Earth Observations (GEO) sees food, water and energy security, natural hazards, pandemics of infectious diseases, sustainability of key services, poverty,…