Geospatial Technology: The New Business Driver

Date: 28 January 2022

GEC Media Group and Business Transformation Asia hosted a webinar on ‘Geospatial Technology: The New Business Driver’. The event deliberated on the impact of the policy changes and the new guidelines for the Geospatial sector in India, the new opportunities, and how businesses can benefit from geospatial data and analytics.

In February 2021, the Ministry of Science and Technology in India had released new guidelines for sectorwith and intent to deregulate the existing protocols and liberalises the sector and make it more competitive by allowing private sector participation. The new policy it means that companies can now acquire and use locational data and geospatial data services, including maps, without any license or approval.

India also set up the public sector NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center (IN-SPACe), and the Indian Space Association (ISpA) to accelerate development of India’s space industry.


– Lt. General AK Bhatt (Retd), Director General, Indian Space Association – ISpA

– Agendra Kumar, Managing Director, Esri India

– AM Parial, Former Vice-Chairman, CHiPS

– Barry Nagel, CTO, UP42

– Dr. Subrata Nityaranjan Das, Scientist/Engineer ‘G’, ISRO

Moderator: Shubhendu Parth, Editor, Business Transformation Asia