Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division

Geodetic and No. 2 Survey Division

Background

The survey of India had taken responsibilities of surveying and reproduction of maps in Myanmar up to the end of World War II. In 1st November 1946, Myanmar Survey Department was formed with a view to assumption of surveying and mapping in the country. Under the Department, No.(2) survey party and Geodetic and research survey party were formed in 1957 and 1958 respectively.

Officer in charge U E Thwin was firstly in charge of the No.(2) Survey Party and officer in charge U R. Hla Kyaw  was firstly in charge of the Geodetic and Research Survey Party before U Sein Lwin till 1959.

Each Survey Parties located at No.460, Merchant Street, Botahtaung Township within 1957-58 and 1971-72. And then located at Pyidawaye avenue lane, World Peace Pagoda Road, Yankin Township within 1971-72 and 2011. Currently, they located at circular road, Ottrathiri Township, Naypyidaw.

Individually standing No(2) Survey Party and Geodetic and Research Survey Party were naming No.(2) Survey Sub Division and Geodetic Survey Sub Division and also combined to Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division according to the new organization set up which has been formed in beginning of year 1990.

Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division is under the management of a Director and such like the Survey Department, this division situate under the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry.

List of the Supremes who were in charge of the Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division from 1990 in after years.

Sr

Name

Designation

Duration

Remarks

1.

U Than Myint

Director

From 1991 to 1994

 

2.

U Aung Than

Director

From 1994 to 1996

 

3.

U Tin Myint

Director

From 1996 to 2001

 

4.

U Nyi Htoo

Director

From 2001 to 2002

 

5.

U Min Sein Lwin

Director

From 2002 to 2003

 

6.

U Myo San

Director

From 2004 to 2010

 

7.

U Saw Hla Naing

Director

From 2010 to 2012

 

8.

U Hla Khaing

Director

From 2012 to 2013

 

9.

U Thet Oo

Director

2013

 

10.

U Thein Naing

Director

From 2013 to 2015

 

11. U Thet Oo Director From 2015 to 2016  
12. U Aung Moe Director From 2016 to till today  

Organizational Structure and Manpower

The organizational structure and strength of staff capacity at the end of June, 2020 are as follow.

Organizational Structure

Manpower

 

Strength

Posted

Vacancy

Officers

Other Ranks

16

245

11

66

5

179

Total

261

77

184

Objectives

Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division carried out his tasks according to the following objectives.

          (1)   To undertake the precise ground surveying to produce topographical maps of
                 various scales for military purpose and for social, economic and administrative
                 works while the used units and systems being changed from British system to
                 metric system.
          (2)  To undertake the UTM Maps verification tasks for UTM Maps (up date) Revision
                works to get accuracy to the 1:50000 Scale, 1:100000 Scale, 1:250000 Scale
                UTM Maps already published all over the country.
          (3)  To construct the Bench Marks and conduct first order leveling on them all over
                the country.
          (4)  To construct the growth Ground contort point (GCP) and conduct GPS observation
                and second order leveling on them.
          (5)  To make inspection and maintenance of GCPs and BMs.
          (6)  To conduct the GPS observation and Total Station observation for project maps
                on demand.
          (7)  To take part in demarcation of the international Boundaries of the adjacent
               Countries around the Myanmar as and when necessary.

 

Tasks of Geodetic and No. 2 Survey Division

Worked out Tasks

          Worked out tasks from 2011-2012 Financial year till today are as follow;

2011-2012

-Carried out the field verification of 142  UTM  Maps  which miss on ground.
-Carry out the GPS observation about 202.51 square kilometer area of Dawei Special
  Econoic Zone, Tanintharyi Region.
-Carried out the GPS observation and third order leveling of 68 GCPs in Ayeyarwady,
  Yangon and Bago Regions.
-Carried out the first order leveling on 40 BMs ( 120 Miles distance) from Min  pya 
  to Sittwe, Rakhine State.
-Carried out the field surveying of Thilawa Special Economical Zone Area.
-Carried out the field surveying for region overlapping bourndarys between Gangaw
  (Maagawe)- Hakha(Chin) and Myingyan(Mandalay)-Pakoku (Magwe).

2012-2013

-Carried out the field verification of 170 UTM  Maps for UTM Maps (up date) Revision.
-Carried out the first order leveling and construction of 80 BMs(160 miles distance)
  along the Yangon-Napyitaw High-way.
-Carried out the GPS observation and third order leveling of 50 GCPs in Bago and
  Mandalay Region.
-Carried out the field verification of large scale map for Yangon and downtown areas.

2013 -2014

-Carried out the GPS observation and third order leveling of (50) GCPs in Magwe
  Region
-Carried out the field verification of 150 – UTM maps for UTM  Map ( update) Revision
  in Magwe, Mandalay, Sagaing and Tanintharyi Regions.
-Carried out the GPS observation and third order leveling of  9- GCPs for aerial 
  photograph in mid country area by means of digital aerial camera
-Carried out the ground surveying about 5931.371 acres of  Htiki Border Industrial Free
  Zone Area, Tanintharyi Region
-Carried out the GPS observation and third order leveling of 13 – GCPs for pilot project
  at Aung Hlaing village, 
Laputta District, Ayeyarwady Region cooperate with Thailand
  base regional integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System   (RIMES)
-Carried out the GPS observation and third order leveling of 13 – Airbone GPS ground
  base stations for Aerial Photograph in Delta Region
-Carried out the first order leveling and construction of 80- BMs ( 160 miles distance)
  along the Naypyidaw – Mandalay High way.

2014-2015

-Carried out the field verification of 1:50000 scale UTM Map (150) sheets for (Update)
  Revision in Magway Region, Chin State, Sagaing Region, Mandalay Region, Shan State
  and Bago Region.
-Carried out the GPS observation and leveling of (35) GCPs in Southern Shan State.
-Carried out GPS observation and  leveling of (9) GBS and (18) GCPs for Aerial Photography
  in Bago Region, Lower Part of Magway Region, Upper Part of Ayeyawady Region, Kayin State
  and Rakhine State areas.
-Carried out the first order leveling and construction of (78) BMs along the leveling line between
  Mandalay and Kawlin.

2015-2016

-Carried out the field verification of 1:50000 scale UTM Map (75) sheets for (Update) Revision in
  Rakhine State and Chin State.
-Carried out the GPS observation and leveling of (35) GCPs in Southern Sagaing Region.
-Carried out the Boundary Demarcation of Thilawa Special Economic Zone about 1345.644 acres.

Future Plan

          Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division has to perform the following tasks as forward functions.

-To conduct the maps verification task for UTM maps (update) revsion works to get
  accuracy to the 1:50000 scale , 1:100000 scale and 1:250000 scale UTM Maps already
  published all over the country.
-To construct  the Bench Marks and conduct first order levling on them
-To construct the growth Ground Control Point (GCP) and conduct GPS observation and
  second order leveling on them.
-To conduct the GPS observation and Total Station observation for project maps on
  demand
-To take part in demarcation of the international boundaries of the adjacent countries
  around the Myanmar as and when necessary
-To distribute the survey subject lectures and manipulation of Height Tech Instruments.
-To investigate on modern technique and making research in all branches of Survey.

Instruments, Hardware and Software

                     Instruments used in Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division

sr

Description

Model

Capiticy

Software

Quantity

Remarks

1.

Nikon Total Station

NIVO-1-C, Japan

Detail surveying

Auto cad

2

 

2.

Trimble Total Station

M-3 ( 1") , USA

Detail surveying

T.B.C version 2.95

1

 

3.

Trimble Total Station

M-3 ( 1") , USA

Detail surveying

T.B.C version 2.95

2

 

4.

Trimble Digital Level

Dini Japan

Leveling

T.B.C version 2.95

2

 

5.

Trimble GPS & controller

5800,TSC-2,USA

Static/RTK

T.B.C version 2.95

3

 

6.

Trimble GPS & controller

R-10-GNSS,TSC-3 ,USA

Static/RTK

T.B.C version 2.95

3

 

 

 

 

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