India’s first comprehensive road atlas, developed by the Survey of India in collaboration with a private company, was launched recently. “India Road Atlas is a unique product and only one of its kind in India,” science and technology minister Kapil Sibal said during its release. A GIS application called Map Plus Professional and a Digital School Atlas were also launched on the occasion. The Road Atlas and the Map Plus Professional have been developed jointly by the Survey of India and Eicher Goodearth. The book is priced at Rs 370 and is a useful guide for travellers and road users.