NIIT GIS President honored with National Geo-Spatial Excellence Award

New Delhi, September 18, 2009: NIIT GIS Limited has been in the forefront of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in India. The company offers a wide range of GIS Solutions based on ESRI Technology worldwide to help governments and public undertakings leverage GIS in order to make more informed management decisions and provide enhanced service to its constituents.

Dr Mukund Rao, President and Chief Operating Officer, NIIT GIS Ltd. has been honored with National Geo-Spatial Excellence Award by Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS). The award was presented by Dr. Shailesh Nayak, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences and President, ISRS, at a felicitation ceremony held at Nagpur, India. Dr. Rao has made extensive contributions to the Indian community in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS).

“GIS is an effective tool for governance and decision-making for large government programs. Dr. Mukund Rao’s innovative work in deploying GIS technology has contributed to numerous value-added applications. He has made a difference by integrating remote sensing with GIS.” said Mr. Arvind Thakur, CEO, NIIT Technologies Ltd.

NIIT GIS Ltd. brings horizontal and vertical integration of satellite/aerial imagery, Remote sensing, Photogrammetry, GPS Applications, GIS web services & Portals, and enterprise solutions. The company has vast experience in seamless integration of spatial technology and conventional IT solutions and has emerged as leaders in the geospatial technology arena with the largest share in the Indian market.

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