Aims and Objectives
a. Advancement, dissemination and application of the knowledge of Geoinformatics through increasing the awareness of the benefits of Geographic Information System (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS) and other related technologies through publications, national/international conferences, seminars and workshops.
b. Provide a forum for interaction amongst Geoinformatics professionals as individuals between organizations (Government, NGO or Private Firms).
c. Promote Geo-spatial technology and Standards in the country. Support the creation and maintenance of common data dictionary to be accessed, used and maintained by data custodians and work for the establishment of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) in Bangladesh.
d. Initiate, encourage and facilitate research using Geo-spatial technology for development of GIS & RS and related technologies. Provide interdisciplinary opportunities for cooperation and collaboration among members of the different disciplines to enhance and develop geo-spatial skills and knowledge.
e. Arrange scientific and technical meetings, symposia and national/international conferences. Publish journals, books, periodicals and disseminate information related to Geoinformatics.
f. Promote modern curricula on GIS & RS and related technologies by representing the user community in educational institutes and support the development of a GIS & RS workforce in Bangladesh.
To build capacity on Geoinformatics among governmental and non governmental agencies and to guide and assist the proliferation of Geoinformation technology and the sharing of ideas, information and knowledge among users, professionals and institutions.