The 3rd international NSDI Workshop started off successfully today at Agra, India. The workshop is spread over three days at Jaypee Hotel Agra. It is being attended by over 125 delegates representing various countries. The theme for the workshop is ‘EMPOWERING PEOPLE THROUGH GEOSPATIAL DATA’.
National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) for India is an initiative undertaken jointly by Department of Science and Technology and Department of Space, Govt. of India. NSDI for India is aimed at encouraging collection, aggregation and distribution of spatial data on different themes on a common defined set of standards and formats by different mapping agencies in India. This infrastructure of data will provide metadata of all the data available with various participating agencies and facilitate users to obtain data as per requirements with a simple and smooth procedure from a common platform. NSDI details can be seen at the NSDI website – www.nsdiindia.org