The Goals of NCC
1۱- Expansion and improvement of base data, reference frameworks and spatial data infrastructure for effective participation in planning and sustainable development of the country
2- Strengthening the authority of NCC in compilation and developing standards and technical requirements to ensure quality, interactivity and stability
3- Promotion of inter-organizational interactions at national, regional and international levels to enhance effectiveness of NCC
4- Expanding the level of social interaction of NCC along with mutual understanding of NCC and society
5- Expanding research activities of NCC with emphasis on applied and development research
6-Proposing and following up the approval of laws and regulations to strengthen the sovereignty of NCC
7- Playing a key role in pre-warning and crisis management
8- Promoting the role of NCC in technical and executive ...
The History of National Cartographic Center of Iran (NCC)
During the Qajar era and by the efforts of Abbas Mirza, the son and crown prince of Fath-Ali Shah, some individuals were dispatched to Europe to learn new knowledge. At the time of the chancellorship of Mirza Taghikhan Amirkabir, the famous Chancellor of the Qajar era, the new School, Dar-ul Funun was established to expand and utilize the new sciences and technologies.
In this newly established school, the Austrian professors accompanied by Iranian graduates from Europe were teaching. One of the subjects taught at Dar-ul Funun was surveying. The surveying students of Dar-ul Funun, who some of them started teaching at that center thereafter, had been preparing some maps of the villages around Tehran parallel to their education.
Graduates such as the late Abdorazaq Baqayeri have provided outstanding services in foundation of surveying and mapping, especially in determination of ...