NDR is a pioneering project of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) agency under the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India. NDR is the new national-level spatial data registry platform, built following OGC, ISO and BIS standards. It facilitates nodal agencies to publish datasets onto a singular, standardized platform for multi-layer visualization, and complex query execution.
India is fast moving into being an information and knowledge society - especially with the emphasis on Information Technology and transparent e-governance. The next decade will see further large-scale investment in communications technology as India moves to exploit the full potential of the information age.