Affliated Professional Organizations
SAARC Networking Arrangement on Cartography
For sharing the advancement in cartography technology in the SAARC region, for the environment protection and alleviation of poverty, a committee, SAARC Networking Arrangement on Cartography (SAARC) was created by the coordination of the Department. At present, it is working on producing a Mapping Education Directory and a Mapping Inventory for the SAARC region.
Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF)
Survey Department became member of APRSAF on January 2004. The membership was awarded during APRSAF-10 which was held in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Group of Earth Observation (GEO)
Survey Department became member of GEO on April 2004. The Membership was awarded during Earth Observation Summit II which was held in Tokyo, Japan.
Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDIA)
National Geographic Information Infrastructure Programme of Survey Department has been active as Founding Full Member of GSDI Association since 2004.
International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM)
On the 28th November, 2000 AD Nepal entered its 1:1 000 000 map on the global map in the web site http://www.iscgm.org in conformation with the global mapping concept of which Nepal is a member.
Permanent Committee on GIS Infrastructure for Asia and the Pacific (PCGIAP)
Nepal is a member and active participant of the Permanent Committee on GIS Infrastructure for Asia and the Pacific.
Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS)
Nepal is a member and active participant of this association. Survey Department successfully conducted the 23rd Asian Conference on Remote Sensing which was scheduled for November 25-29,2002. This conference is an annual event of Asian Association on Remote Sensing.
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
Survey Department became member of FIG from April 2002. This membership was awarded during XXII FIG International Congress.
JPT member of Sentinel Asia
Survey Department became the JPT member of Sentinel Asia. The membership was awarded by JAXA.