Hyderabad, which hosts National Remote Sensing Agency has its own advantages. Besides, with Survey Training institute (STI), National Geophysical Research Institue, Hyderbad University, JNTU University, Ambedkar University, Geological Survey of India, Electronics Corporation of India, CMC in your surrounding the atmospehre becomes conducive to think mapping. Clubbed with backing of N. Chandrababu Naidu, the city has moved fast to be numero uno GIS city in India.
However, Delhi the capital of India follows closely. And why not, if you include some of the bordering districts such as Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon who are thriving not only due to their proximity to the capital city but also as emerging e-centres.
Mumbai, the financial capital of India, which used to boast of only one GIS company ten year back, has many of them now.
Bangalore, having a lot of hi tech activities, has to do something if it needs to maintain pace with Hyderabad.
Chennai which hosts companies like Seimens GIS hub, Pentasoft and GIS active academic institutions like Anna University, is poised to catch up fast in the GIS arena.
The analysis in based on information available at GISdevelopment.net website on the number of companies, company profile listed and number of resumes posted at website.