ISRO, MapmyIndia join hands to take on Google Maps, Google Earth in India
Bengaluru: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and MapmyIndia have partnered to offer India's best, and fully indigenous, mapping portal and geospatial services.
The platform brings together MapmyIndia's digital maps and ISRO's catalogue of satellite imagery and earth observation data, according to MapmyIndia's CEO and Excutive Director Rohan Verma.
He termed the alliance a path-breaking milestone in India's journey towards 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat', wherein Indian users would not be dependent on foreign organisations for maps, navigation and geospatial services, and leverage Made-in-India solutions instead.
"You don't need Goo*le Maps/Earth any longer", Verma said in the headline in an article on LinkedIn.
According to ISRO, the Department of Space has joined hands with MapmyIndia to combine their geospatial expertise and b ..
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