Badan Informasi Geospasial

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Republic of Indonesia
Geospatial Information Agency
Badan Informasi Geospasial
Logo Badan Informasi Geospasial.png
Agency overview
Formed17 October 1969
Jurisdiction Indonesia
HeadquartersJalan Raya Jakarta - Bogor km 46, Cibinong 16911, Indonesia
Agency executive
  • Prof. Dr. Hasanuddin Zainal Abidin, M.Sc.
Websitewww.big.go.id

Geospatial Information Agency (Indonesian: Badan Informasi Geospasial, abbreviation: BIG) is the National Mapping Agency of Indonesia. BIG formerly named National Coordinator for Survey and Mapping Agency (Indonesian: Badan Koordinasi Survei dan Pemetaan Nasional, abbreviation: Bakosurtanal). This national agency is responsible for Indonesian geospatial information as one map policy implementation.[1] In 2010, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (former president of Indonesia) stated that Indonesia should has single referenced map, so there wouldn't be any different spatial data for country development.[2]

Geospatial Information Agency is mandated by the Presidential Regulation No. 9 Year 2016 pertaining to the Implementation of One Map Policy to play a key role in achieving the goal of having one standardized map by the end of 2019. Specifically, Geospatial Information Agency is tasked to chair the One Map Policy Implementation Team as stipulated in Chapter 6, Article 3 of the regulation. Furthermore, this agency is also responsible to assist the Acceleration Team chaired by Indonesia's Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs to resolve land and map conflicts as the result of One Map Policy implementation.

Structure[edit]

1. Head of Badan Informasi Geospasial
2. Chief Secretary of Badan Informasi Geospasial
3. Deputy of Basic Geospatial Information
4. Deputy of Thematic Geospatial Information
5. Deputy of Geospatial Information Infrastructure
6. Center for Topographic Mapping and Toponym
7. Center for Marine and Coastal Environment Mapping
8. Center for Geodetic Control Networks and Geodynamics
9. Center for Boundaries Mapping
10. Center for Thematics Mapping and Integration
11. Center for Regional Planning Mapping and Atlas
12. Center for Management and Dissemination of Geospatial Information
13. Center for Standardization and Organization of Geospatial Information
14. Center for Research, Promotion and Cooperation
15. Bureau for General and Finance
16. Bureau for Planning, Employee Affair and Law
17. Inspectorate

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Informasi Geospasial, archived from the original on 22 December 2015, retrieved 10 December 2015
  2. ^ Kebijakan satu peta - 'One Map policy' - di Indonesia