Events - Addressing System in Nepal

Addressing System in Nepal

September 19, 2023

About event:

A groundbreaking event focused on Addressing System in Nepal: Standardising Methods, Bridging Gaps, and Exploring Opportunities was conducted on 19th Sep 2023.

The event was organized in collaboration with RUPSON, supported by AsiaFoundation’s Data for Development Program, and with Nepal Flying Labs, Nepal Geomatics Engineering Society(NGES) hosted a diverse gathering of government officials, experts, and private sector representatives.

Government attendees included MoUD, Survey Department, General Post Office, Changunarayan municipality, Tokha municipality, and more, alongside experts from NGES and urban planning specialists from RUPSON. Private organizations like NAXA, Galli Maps, and DigiNirman also joined in.

 Key Takeaways:

  • Innovative addressing methods, including drones and online GIS platforms.
  • General Post Office’s use of Google Plus Code.
  • Discussions on sector-specific addressing needs for local government, e-commerce, and public services.
  • Showcasing international best practices.
  • Identifying the essential characteristics of Nepal’s unique addressing system.
  • The urgent need for a governing body to standardize efforts.
  • Timeliness with the growing e-commerce and delivery sector.

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