In India, the overall context of Geomatics is still in its infancy but is fast becoming a major element of the resources management and decision making sector. Much of the efforts in Geomatics and its allied fields is concentrated amongst a limited number of government agencies and a smaller number of the private sector agencies.
Some of the agencies that are involved in the field of Geomatics are as follows:
There is a large body of professionals working in these organisations. There is a need to promote interaction between these professionals and also promote the advancement of the technology and applications of Geomatics so that it becomes a part of the information management and decision making process. It is to serve to this end that the Indian Society of Geomatics has been formed.