Hyderabad, India, September 27, 2007: Infotech Enterprise Ltd (IEL) has bagged a contract from Survey of India for mapping the cities of Ahmedabad and Chennai. IEL will be employing softcopy photogrammetry technology to extract features in three-dimensional image. A team from Infotech Enterprises will complete the project in four months. Around 500 sq km of thickly populated urban areas will be covered at 1:1000 scale.
The features to be captured include buildings, transport network, utility networks, communication structures, water bodies, vegetation and contours. The output will be delivered in DGN format along with the attribute data collected from Field Survey. The data will be useful for application in planning, taxation, emergency preparedness and response, security, health, civic amenities.
Speaking on the occasion, B V R Mohan Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, Infotech Enterprises said, “We have always believed that there is enormous potential in domestic GIS space and Infotech as a global leader in GIS is happy to be executing the contract for Survey of India.”
“Infotech’s expertise in creating world class maps in North America and Europe will be a natural advantage. This is the first step towards creating large scale mapping and GIS applications in India,” he added.