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National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organization (NATMO)

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    10th Jul, 2020
  • Recently, the National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organization (NATMO) published the 4th updated version of COVID-19 Dashboard.
  • NATMO functions under the Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology.
  • It is headquartered in Kolkata.
  • It was founded by Prof. S.P.Chatterjee, the then Professor of Geography, Calcutta University.
  • It is the sole national agency bearing the responsibility of depicting national framework data in the form of thematic maps and atlases to cater to the various needs of different sectors.
  • Objectives and Function:
    • To collaborate with other central and state government organisations to meet their map requirements.
    • To promote the use of geospatial information and technology in cartography
    • To provide training in Remote sensing, Geographical Information System, Global Positioning System and Digital Cartography.
    • Compilation of the National Atlas of India in Hindi, English and other regional languages.
    • Preparation of thematic maps based on socio-economic, physical, cultural, environmental, Demographic and other issues.

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