GIS in India

GIS Developments in India – Year 2000 Analysis

The year 2000 was a tremendous time for GIS users in India even though the developments were in a juvenile stage towards the end of the last millennium. We can say that the Year 2000 was a watershed for ‘GIS in India’. During this year, India started to face a volatile GIS growth fueled by increasing work opportunities, availability of competent workers, development of powerful GIS software and a rapid increase in the awareness of GIS among all the stakeholders. It is heartening to note that by and large, around 35 GIS related conferences were organized in India during the year 2000.

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