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Market Report: India's Geospatial Market and Prospects

Geospatial technology is aggressively helping in various sectors in India. The key to its usage lies in data acquisition and visualisation. The report “India’s Geospatial Market and Prospects” is an in depth study and analysis of geospatial industry in India. It provides a detailed view of the market; its behaviour and trends related to the consumption and applications of geospatial technology in the region.

The report focuses on various sectors like infrastructure, urban development, agriculture, electricity, disaster management, water, environment, forestry and climate change. These sectors are analyzed based on parameters like GDP growth, government initiatives, programs, investments by the government and private sector, technology application areas, growth segments, benefits and challenges. The current level of adoption of geospatial technologies in the country and the future business prospects of the technology are highlighted in the report.

Key features:

  • 500+ users surveyed for the report
  • Professional and in-depth study on the current status and future growth drivers of Geospatial Industry in India
  • 200+ tables and figures in the report provide key statistics on the state of the industry and acts as a valuable source of market insight
  • Overview of the industry including ecosystem, growth sectors, market behavior, major programs/schemes and initiatives, investment areas, challenges and user’s perspective on the applicability of the technology in different sectors, spheres and industries
  • Market analysis for India including development trends, sectors, opportunities and major focus areas in various industry sectors
  • Key statistics on the state of the industry which can be a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market

Key Findings

  • Though it’s not in an advanced stage of implementation in most sectors, the applications of geospatial technology has definitely found new avenues in recent times.
  • Satellite imagery and GIS are two of the most used technologies in the agriculture sector. Increased demand of onboard sensors for mapping and monitoring is visible.
  • Policy mandates drive usage of GNSS, remote sensing and GIS in the areas of disaster management Visualization and interpretation of disasters is the key to usage of digital maps.
  • GIS is widely used for asset management and network planning in electric utilities. Availability of real-time/updated information about assets and consumers is a key driver in usage of geospatial technologies.
  • Majorly geospatial technologies are implemented for forest cover assessment and environmental modelling.
  • Infrastructure development is aided by surveying & mapping related technologies like total stations and GNSS.
  • Higher adoption of geospatial technologies in urban development is towards data creation, followed by monitoring.
  • Usage of GIS, GNSS deriving helps in project management and resource allocation in the water sector.

Respondents Profile

To understand the market dynamics and strategies in detail, a primary research and analysis has been carried out with more than 500+ organizations across the country. The distribution of the stakeholders participated in the primary research is provided below:
Scope of the Report

The research report categorizes the Indian Geospatial Market into the following segments:

Geospatial market by technology
– Aerial imagery
– Electronic total stations
– LiDAR/Laser Scanning
– Radar
– Satellite imagery

Geospatial market by industry verticals
– Agriculture
– Disaster management
– Electricity
– Forest, environment and climate change
– Infrastructure
– Urban development
– Water resources

Geospatial market by application areas

  • Assets and resource management
  • Data acquisition and visualization
  • Information systems
  • Monitoring
  • Planning and analysis
  • Surveying and mapping

Benefits of usage of geospatial technologies

  • Better precision and accuracy
  • Enhanced data safety, security and control
  • Faster decision making
  • Improved cost efficiency
  • Improved productivity
  • Increased transparency and planning

Challenges in usage of geospatial technologies across various levels

– Data
– Field level
– Operational
– Organizational