Anand-headquartered National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) was recently awarded the India geospatial excellence award in the annual Geosmart India 2016 conference of the geo-spatial /GIS industry at the India Expo Centre at Greater Noida.
This award was presented for developing the internet-based Dairy Geographical Information System (IDGIS). The awards and recognitions were given for exemplary innovations and practices in the Indian geospatial industry.
General VK Singh, Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation and External Affairs of Government of India presented the awards.
The awardees were decided by an independent jury under the chairmanship of Dr Sailesh Naik, former secretary of Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India joined by Bharti Sinha, executive director of Association of Geospatial Industries and Lt General AKS Chandele (retired), president of Defence Security and Public Safety, Geospatial media as members.