Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 12 March 2007 – The Ras Al-Khaimah e-Government Authority (EGA) and Navayuga Group have recently concluded an agreement for the development and implementation of an Enterprise Geographic Information System turnkey solution for the emirate. Navayuga is expected to GIS-wire the entire emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the next 18 months.
The Enterprise GIS solution for RAK is the vision of Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. The Crown Prince envisions the emirate to adopt modern GIS and spatial technologies, which would enable better governance and continuous improvement of lifestyle of the residents of Ras Al Khaimah.
EGA developed a blueprint for implementing the vision of the Crown Prince and crafted the Enterprise GIS project, which is built around the use of high-quality reliable, geo-spatial technology and applications. The solution makes governance successful and meaningful for the people and residents are assured of the up to date services and map information. The Enterprise GIS will be delivered through the RGIN network, by which various departments and users will be able to use the solution effectively for transacting information.
The agreement was signed by Dr Hashem Ar-Refaei, Director-General, EGA and IT Adviser, Government of Ras Al Khaimah, and Dr Mukund Rao, CEO of Navayuga Spatial Technologies, Bangalore, and Director, Navayuga Middle East FZC. The agreement was signed in the presence of Muhamad R. Bualhamam, Chairman, RAK-GIS Committee and Deputy Director-General of Ras Al Khaimah Municipality.
– About Navayuga Spatial Technologies
Navayuga Spatial Technologies (NST) is a business endeavor of Navayuga Group – aiming at serving the needs of the national and global markets through focused, innovative, efficient & quality products and services in all areas of spatial technology and applications. NST brings horizontal and vertical integration of satellite/aerial Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Positioning applications, GIS databases and applications, GIS web-services and networking of GIS databases. For more information visit: http://www.navayugaspatial.com