Which one of the following organisation is responsible for production of topographical sheets ?

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asked Dec 27, 2016 in Indian and World Geography by PRASHANT TYAGI (4,205 points)

a.) Geological Survey of India 

b.) Survey of India 

c.) National Mapping Organisation 

d.) None 

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answered Dec 27, 2016 by prati086 (2,035 points)
Survey of India
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answered Dec 27, 2016 by Pra Na (1,740 points)
It is very simple...

Survey of india.

But im curious abt the difference between GSI and survey of india
commented Apr 11 by ayushgarg01 (6,050 points)
The Geological Survey of India was set up in 1851 primarily to find coal deposits for the Railways under the British. Over the years, it has not only grown into a repository of geo-science information required in various fields in the country, but has also attained the status of a geo-scientific organisation of international repute. The main functions of GSI relate to creation and updation of national geoscientific information and mineral resource assessment. These objectives are achieved through ground surveys, air-borne and marine surveys, mineral prospecting and investigations, multi-disciplinary geoscientific, geo-technical, geo-environmental and natural hazards studies, glaciology, seismotectonic study, and carrying out fundamental research. Outcome of work of GSI has immense societal value. Functioning and annual programmes of GSI assume significance in the national perspective.

Reference here: https://www.gsi.gov.in/webcenter/portal/OCBIS/pageaboutus/pageaboutgsi?_adf.ctrl-state=1cn7b1zfsw_5&_afrLoop=864093132414521#!

The Survey of India, is the National Survey and Mapping Organization of the country under the Department of Science & Technology, is the OLDEST SCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT OF THE GOVT. OF INDIA. It was set up in 1767 and has evolved rich traditions over the years. In its assigned role as the nation's Principal Mapping Agency, Survey of India bears a special responsibility to ensure that the country's domain is explored and mapped suitably, provide base maps for expeditious and integrated development and ensure that all resources contribute with their full measure to the progress, prosperity and security of our country now and for generations to come. Tagline: "WE KNOW EVERY INCH OF THE NATION, BECAUSE WE MAP EVERY INCH OF IT"

Reference here: http://www.surveyofindia.gov.in/pages/view/10-about-us

GSI is a very specific organisation and deals in speciality topic of geology. Survey of India encompasses everything related to mapping in India, political, social, physical, geographical and historical.
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