Aided Projects

 

Different government and different organizations have helped with the mapping works of Nepal. A short description of the activities completed with the aid of these countries and organizations are as follows:

S. No. Period Donor Location Description of the work Result / Product
1 1972-1979 UNDP Kathmandu
Strengthening of the Geodetic Survey Branch
Equipment installed & human resources trained
2 1976-1977 Czechoslovakia Whole kingdom
Geodetic & astronomical Exploration of Nepal
Established 7 Lap lace Stations and Study of deflection on vertical
3 1976-1985 UNDP Kathmandu
Strengthening of the Topographical Survey Branch
A few Equipment installed & Human Resources trained
4 1978-1988
CIDA, Govt.of Canada
Whole kingdom
Preparation of land resources maps
Land Capability, Land Utilization, Land System maps at the scale of 1:125000, Climatological maps at the scale of 1:250000 & Reports
5 1980-1984 U.K. Whole kingdom
Establishment of higher order trig. Points
Establishment of Doppler stations and 69 First order points
6 1989-1993
JICA, Govt.of Japan
Lumbini Zone
Preparation of topographic maps at the scale of 1:25000
Published 81 map sheets & few equipment installed.
7 1990-2000 U.S.A. Whole kingdom
Establishment of higher order g.p.s. points and tracking station
22 g.p.s. points and 6 tracking station established and g.p.s. data and related results receiving continuously
8 1992-1997 FINNIDA, Govt.of Finland.
Eastern & Central Development region
i) Preparation of Topographic Maps at the scale of 1:25000 & 1:50000
ii) Development of digital mapping system
Published 292 map sheets & a few Equipment installed.
System developed
9 1996-2001
FINNIDA, Govt.of Finland
Western, mid-western & Far-Western Region except Lumbini Zone
Preparation of topographic maps at the scale of 1:25,000& 1:50,000
Published 333 maps sheets
10 1998-2001
FINNIDA, Govt.of Finland
DANIDA, Govt. of Denmark.
Whole kingdom
Preparation of Enumeration maps for population census 2001.
Maps of 3913 V.D.C’s. & 58 Municipalities were prepared
11 2001-2002
FINNIDA, Govt.of Finland
1) Urban & semi-urban areas of the kingdom
1) Urban & semi-urban areas of the kingdom
2) Whole kingdom
1) 1188 sheets at 1:5,000 & 1017 sheets at 1:10,000 will be prepared (Ongoing)
2) 82 sheets at 1:1000,000, 19 sheets at 1:1250000, 3 sheets at 1:500000 will be prepared (On going)
12 2002-2005 European Commission Kathmandu
Support national geographic information infrastructure for developing a national geographic system (particularly population / thematic information)
On demand census and topographic information Web access via intranet Thematic socio-economic Atlas CD Rom edition of cartographic database clearing and metadata services