Govt bans mapping and export of sensitive locations under data regime

The central government has released a list of economic and national security-related strategic and sensitive locations that cannot be mapped and exported

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In a bid to meet the requirements of the liberalised geospatial data regime that was released last year, the central government has released a list of economic- and national security-related strategic and sensitive locations that cannot be mapped and exported, reported BusinessLine on Tuesday. 

These sensitive locations include bulk oil and gas depots, and nuclear and military installations among others. 

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs in a notification released on Friday said, “The export of maps and geospatial data with sensitive attributes will be restricted.” 

The central department, which comes under the Finance Ministry, said, the transgression

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First Published: Sep 27 2022 | 10:02 AM IST

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