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OMCAR Foundation and NRDDMS wins India Geospatial Excellence Awards 2015

Hyderabad (India), February 10, 2015: At the recently concluded India Geospatial Forum, the India Geospatial Awards was organised to recognise and encourage innovations and excellence brought forward by geospatial technology developers, professionals, end users and policy makers that have fostered the geospatial industry in India.

The India Geospatial Excellence Awards for Environment Protection, Monitoring and Management was awarded to OMCAR Foundation and NRDDMS, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India for their project titled Participatory GIS Mapping of Mangroves and Land use Pattern in Coastal Villages of Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu, thereby protecting the coastal mangrove forests and training the local youth at grassroots level in mapping techniques.

Source: Our Correspondent