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Title
Papers for the international symposium Commission VI
Author
Sitek, Zbigniew

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PHOTOGRAMMETRIC EDUCATION -
EXPERIENCES IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY SETTING
BY
COLONEL M.M. DATTA
SURVEY OF INDIA, HYDERABAD
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
Colonel M.M* Datta is the Senior Director of the
Centre for Survey Training and Map Production, Survey
of India, Hyderabad and Vice-Chairman of I.3*P*
Working Group Vl/I . Colonel Datta completed hie •
M.Sc. Ph.E. from the ITC, the Netherlands in 1961* On
his return to India he was engaged in developing the
photogrammetrie education and productive services in
India for several years till 1967. He also assisted
the ITC Netherlands experts in Earth Sciences in
establishing Indian photo-interpretation Institute,
Dehra Dun during 1965- f 68. He has published several
technical papers in Photogrammetry in Indian professional
journals. He attended I.S.P. Congresses and Inter-Congress
Symposium in 1960, 1970, and 1976.
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The use of Photogrammetry in its simplest form was
introduced in India in 1919-20 soon after the First
World War. However, the use of stereo-restitution
photogrammetrie instruments were introduced in India
from 1954. This called for more intensive and well-
coordinated photogrammetric educational programue, and
international assistance was needed in the beginning.
After a decade of photogrammetric practice, a
clear picture of photogrammetric educational requirement
emerged which identified three levels of photogrammetric