India: A two-day workshop on State-Spatial Data Infrastructure (SSDI) has begun in India’s tech city, Bengaluru. The participating states in the workshop are Kerala, Haryana, Odisha, West Bengal and Uttrakhand. The objectives of the workshop are to technically review the results of SSDI projects in a more detailed way, as well as to demonstrate the advantages of standardization and improved access to map data.
Representatives from various states will also discuss ways to promote the SDI concept and prepare a strategy for the coming years; emerging trends of SDI technologies and application; readiness towards SDI; and the role of government policies, challenges, possible solutions and role of Geospatial in NSDI.
The program theme focuses on state SDIs and their applications, inculcating the impediments and accomplishments of state SDI’s, role of govt. policies/ possible solutions, role of geospatial industry in NSDI, and the technological and application trends, etc.