National Atlas & Thematic Mapping Organisation
Government of India, (Deptt. of Science & Technology)

Technical Groups in NATMO

 

Technical Groups Responsibilities

TECHNICAL GROUP I

CAPACITY BUILDING AND OUTREACH TO USERS

Coordinator:

Shri.Sajikrishnan K,

Scientific Officer


Group Strength


Scientific Officer

 6

Research Assistant

 8

Jr. Geographical Assistant

 4

Field Assistant

 1


 

 

 

  • Coordination with Technical Advisory Committee and suggesting projects of long term goals and short term goals
  • Overall monitoring, co-ordination, assistance, planning of technical work
  • Generation of Film Separates
  • Monitoring of NATMO website
  • Capacity Building: Suggesting the various training schedules and opportunities to develop human resources in NATMO.
  • Exploring the possibilities of collaboration with government agencies for regular training of NATMO officers and staff.
  • Co-coordinating with internal groups to assess the need and required areas of training and capacity building
  • Review analysis on input-output/progress and further recommendations in consultation with other groups.
  • Editing of Write-ups, Preparation of PowerPoint Presentation etc for the Director
  • India-ASEAN Archaeological Atlas from Satellite Data – “Connectivity of Regional Culture”


            Work related to Hindi

  • Hindi Workshop and Hindi Training
  • Half-yearly Newsletter in Hindi
  • Translation/Transliteration of write-ups, place names, Atlases
  • Publication of Hindi Magazine (Pratibimb)
  • Hindi Library
  • All other jobs in her Division


 

 

TECHNICAL GROUP II

DIGITAL CARTOGRAPHY, PRINTING & DISSEMINATION

Coordinator :

Dr. Mousumi Roy Chowdhury, Research Officer

Group Strength 

Research Officer

1

Scientific Officer

6

Research Assistant

6

Jr. Geographical Assistant

4

Field Assistant

1

Printing Staff

7

Total Strength

25

 

 


  • Monographs on Smart Cities/ AMRUT Cities
  • Documentation Center & Library
  • Manual Data Archive/Record RoomTechnical)/Film Bank
  • Pre-Press Checking, Printing and Camera Works
  • SOI/MOD vetting of NATMO maps and atlases
  • Publicity Cell, Map Sales & Exhibition
  • Compilation of Atlases and Preparation of Thematic maps in Digital Mode for Publication. (Digital and Hardcopy)
  • Conducting Scrutiny of maps and Atlases (both cartographic quality and thematic content/data)
  • Conversion of all hardcopy maps and atlases to digital format for web upload

 

TECHNICAL GROUP III

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT/APPLICATION

Coordinator

Smt. Swagata Chatterjee, Research Officer

Group Strength

Research Officer

1

Scientific Officer

6

Research Assistant

7

Jr. Geographical Assistant

4

Field Assistant

1

Total Strength

19

 

MAPPING DIVISION

  • NATMO Server & Co-ordination with Technical Server Committee (TSC)
  • NSDI NATMO Interface & Data Uploading Activities
  • Smart City Mapping
  • Training
  • Procurement of Remote Sensing Data & Other Collateral Materials
  • Remote Sensing Library
  • Geospatial Applications
  • Undertaking New R&D in Exploring External Supported Projects
  • Other Respnsibilities
  • Proposing and inviting themes for Research and  Development of Thematic and Atlas cartography
  • Developing Web mapping techniques /applications
  • Exploring the Application of  Advanced Remote sensing, GIS and GPS Tools to Develop Dynamic Datasets for Web Map Services
  • Theme/subject Specific Database Development and Mapping that Enable Decision Making Process.
  • Preparation of Metadata as per the Specifications of NSDI and Upload in NSDI Server
  • Extra-departmental Collaboration for Geospatial Data Development, Analysis and Mapping Related Services
  • Developing Suitable Methodologies for Managing and Maintaining Digital Data
  • Suggesting and Implementing Advanced Mapping systems and Extending such Technical Know-how for In-house Capacity Building.
  • Carrying-out Researches in Geographical, Environmental and other Related Spheres of Mapping and Practical Applications
  • Suggesting Modernization of Software/Hardware to boost the Scientific Activities of NATMO
  • Conducting Intra-departmental /group meetings and Appraisal of the latest Trends in Geospatial and Mapping Industry.
  • Supporting other Technical groups to get adept with upcoming and Advanced Tools and Techniques in the Geospatial Industry. 

TECHNICAL GROUP IV

GEOSPATIAL DATA INTERPRETATIONS & DATA/MAP PREPARATIONS (Northern & Eastern India)

(Rashtriya Atlas Bhavan)

Coordinator 

Dr.(Smt) Sonali Saha Bhattacharjee, Research Officer

 

Group Strength 

 

Research Officer

1

Scientific Officer

8

Research Assistant

8

Jr. Geographical Assistant

3

Statistical Assistant

2

Electrician

1

Total Strength

23

 

MAPPING DIVISION

  • Identification of priority areas of District Planning Maps & their Updation
  • Braille Atlas in Different Layers
  • Interaction with Concerned States to Provide Information on their Geospatial data needs
  • Updation of Old National Atlases based on the Review and the Needs.
  • Landform Mapping
  • River Basin Mapping
  • GMS on Large Scales
  • DPMS on Large Scales
  • Other Responsibilities like Identification of New Research Areas
  • Statistical Analysis of Data.
  • Taking up of Approved/Sanctioned Projects.
  • Prepare Datasets from various sources including field survey.
  • Identification Themes of Priority for Digital Mapping.
  • Mapping of Government of India’s Flagship Projects like Smart City.
  • Data Conversion – Analog to Digital of all the published Maps and Atlases.
  • Revision of National Atlas Volumes
  • Coordination with other Technical Groups
  • Maintaining Digital Library of NATMO

 

TECHNICAL GROUP  V

GEOSPATIAL DATA INTERPRETATIONS & DATA/MAP PREPARATIONS (Southern & Western India)

(Rashtriya Atlas Bhavan)

Coordinator

Dr. Noor Muhammad, Deputy Director.

Group Strength 

Deputy Director

1

Scientific Officer

6

Research Assistant

8

Jr. Geographical Assistant

3

Field Assistant

1

Electrician

1

Total Strength

19

 

MAPPING DIVISION

  • Identification of priority areas of District Planning Maps & their Updation
  • Interaction with Concerned States to Provide Information on their Geospatial data needs
  • Updation of Old National Atlases based on the Review and the Needs.
  • GMS on Large Scales
  • Other Responsibilities
  • Taking up of Approved/Sanctioned Projects.
  • Prepare Datasets from various sources including field survey.
  • Identification Themes of Priority for Digital Mapping.
  • Mapping of Government of India’s Flagship Projects like Smart City.
  • Data Conversion – Analog to Digital of all the published Maps and Atlases.
  • Revision of National Atlas Volumes
  • Coordination with other Technical Groups

 

 


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