NIIT GIS President honored with National Geo-Spatial Excellence Award
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.
About NIIT GIS Limited
NIIT GIS Ltd. (ESRI India) is a leading GIS enterprise that endeavors to provide end-to-end GIS based solutions in India and many other countries. ESRI India is the official distributor of ESRI range of GIS products in India and has powered many GIS applications in the country in the past 15 years. ESRI India is instrumental in working with the Indian Government and GIS users in powering the GIS movement in the country and brings the most advanced ESRI suite of products, highly customized GIS solutions in various key sectors of government and private enterprise, GIS training and positioning GIS as an enterprise solution. ESRI India today enjoys market leadership in the field of GIS with largest installation base across different vertical segments in India, Nepal and Bhutan.
NIIT GIS Limited (ESRI India) is a joint venture between ESRI Inc., USA and NIIT Technologies Limited. ESRI Inc. is the world leader in GIS Mapping and Solutions and produces and markets the famous ArcGIS suite of product. NIIT is one of India's leading IT companies which started with IT education in 1981 and has since diversified into other aspects of software including development, marketing and support.
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