International Boundary and Civil Construction Survey Division

International Boundary and Civil Construction Survey Division

Background

Myanmar is situated in South East Asis region and neighbouring countaries are Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. International Boundary and Civil Construction Survey division, Survey Department, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry mainly undertakes for the land boundaries. Sea boundaries and river boundaries are the responsibility of Myanmar National Hydrographic Centre.  International Boundary and Civil Construction Survey division was formed under the survey department, ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry on 20th of April, 1990. 

The officers who were undertaking for International Boundary and Civil Construction division are shown in the following table.

Sr.

Name

Duration

Remark

From

To

1

U Mya Maung

22-5-1990

24-7-1991

Acting Director

2

U Mya Maung

25-7-1991

2-5-1993

Director

3

U aung Than

3-5-1993

9-11-1994

Director

4

U Myint Thein

16-2-1995

31-12001

Director

5

U Nyi Htoo

22-62001

27-5-2002

Director

6

U Nyo Win

14-11-2002

31-5-2005

Director

7

U Kyaw Swe

25-1-2006

30-8-2012

Director

8

U Aung Kyaw Than

10-10-2012

3-9-2013

Director

9

U Thet Oo

1-6-2013

15 - 1 -2015

Director

10 U Aung Moe 16 - 1 - 2015 2016 Director
11 U Sein Min 1 - 9 - 2016 Till Now Director
 

Organizational Structure and Manpower

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

Organization Structure

Manpower

 

Strength

Posted

Vacancy

Officers

Other Ranks

13

222

10

39

3

183

Total

235

49

186

Ambition

The ambition of International Boundary and Civil Construction Survey Division are as Follow:

           (1)     To perform acturate boundary demarcation of international boundary of
                     Myanmar's territory.
           (2)     To produce project map as requirement of government with various scale

Tasks of International Boundary and Civil Construction Survey

Worked out Tasks

Myanmar -China Boundary

Myanmar – China Boundary was demarcated during the year 1959 to 1961. It was known as “Ba Ba Campaign”. In 1985-1986 field season, first phase of joint inspection of Myanmar- China boundary was done for 106 boundary pillars and necessary Additional Boundary Pillars were constructed. Second phase of joint inspection of Myanmar- China boundary for 498 boundary pillars was done during 1993- 1994 field season. Ground Control Point surveying for the total length of 1384 miles of Myanmar – China entire boundary was carried out during the 1993-1994 field season and aerial photography, vectorization and map production were also carried out.

                       The Joint inspection and construction of Myanmar – China Boundary

Sr.

Categories

Location

Field season

From

To

1

Joint inspection of 38 BPs

-

-

2003-04

2

Joint construction of retaining wall of BP  S 229(2)

-

-

2004-05

3

Joint inspection of ironwork fencing

S 81-2

S 83

2004-05

4

Joint inspection of ironwork fencing and unusal construction

S78-1

S 79

2005-06

5

Joint inspection of 5 Nos drainage system 

Near S81

-

2007-08

6

Joint inspection of changing of boundary river

-

-

2007-08

7

Joint inspection of construction of rubber factory by China side

S 144-2

S 144-3

2007-08

8

Joint inspection of stone retaining wall along the Moechae Chaung

-

-

2008-09

9

Joint demarcation of boundaryline along the friendship tunnel

Near S 4

-

2009-10

10

Joint inspection of alluvial land of Namwam Chaung

Near S 53-4

-

2010-11

11

Joint inspection of stone retaining wall along the Moneko Chaung

S 98-1

S 98-2

2010-11

12

Joint inspection of stone retaining wall along the Ngaw Chaung Hka Chaung

Near S 22 (2)

-

2010-11

13

Joint inspection of reservoir by china side at the Moneko Chaung

S 96

S 97

2010-11

14

Joint inspection of construction of retaining wall by Myanmar side

Near S 53(4)

-

2010-11

15

Joint inspection of Boundary Line

S 79-1

S79-2

2010-11

16

Joint demarcation of boundry marker in the friendship tunnel

Near S 4

-

2010-11

17

Joint inspection of Boundary Line

Near S 83

-

2011-12

18

Joint inspection of retaining wall by China side along the Moneko Chaung

Near S 97(1)

-

2011-12

19

Joint inspection of retaining wall by China side

S 89-1(2)

S 90(2)

2011-12

20

Joint inspection of stone retaining wall along the Ngaw Chaung Hka Chaung

Near S 22 (2)

-

2011-12

21

Joint inspection of construction of reservoir at the Moneko Chaung

S 96

S 97

2011-12

22

Joint inspection of construction of retaining wall by China side

S 89-1(2)

S 90(2)

2012-13

23

Joint surveying of reconstruction of S 200(1) at the original position

-

-

2013-14

24

Joint inspection and surveying of reconstruction of S 200(1) at the original position

-

-

2013-14

Myanmar-Thailand Boundary

Joint demarcation of Mesai - Namrauk river sector, Myanmar – Thailand boundary was carried out during the 1987-1988 field season and 492 Boundary Reference Pillar were constructed in each side. In 2000, joint inspection of boundary reference pillars were carried out and boundary pillars “Type A” were constructed on the land rising due to the changes of Mesai-Namrauk River.  Sixteen boundary pillars “Type B” were constructed between boundary pillars “Type A” by Myanmar and Thailand Jointly together.

             The Joint Inspection and construction of Myanmar – Thailand Boundary

Sr.

Categories

Location

Field season

From

To

1

Joint inspection of 492 BRPs

1

492

2003-04

2

Joint inspection of Boundary Markers on friendship bridge (2)

439

440

2003-04

3

Joint surveying and construction of 16 BPs (Type B)

-

-

2004-05

4

Joint demarcation of Boundary Markers on friendship bridge (2)

439

440

2004-05

5

Joint surveying of topo map production for  joint steering commette meeting

-

-

2006-07

6

Joint field surveying for development of water resource

-

-

2007-08

7

Joint inspection of cannels for development of water resource

-

-

2008-09

8

Joint inspection of ground feature for Htikhi-Punamrom border pass

-

-

2011-12

9

Inspection of 164 BRPs by Myanmar side

-

-

2011-12

10

Joint detail surveying of Htikhi-Punamrom border pass

-

-

2011-12

11

Inspection of 508 BRPs by Myanmar side

-

-

2011-12

12

Inspection of Phaya Thone Su and Maw Taung – Singkhorn border passes

-

-

2012-13

13

Attending of Technical Officers Meeting for Maw Taung – Singkhorn border pass

-

-

2013-14

14

Joint detail surveying of  Maw Taung – Singkhorn border pass

-

-

2013-14

15

Attending of  8th JBC meeting in Thailand

-

-

2013-14

16

Attending of  27th RBC meeting in Thailand

-

-

2013-14

Myanmar - Bangladesh Boundary

The demarcation of Myanmar- Bangladesh Boundary was done during the year 1979 to 1982, the surveying of 7 boundary pillars and 7 points of mid stream of Taungbro chaung were performed during 1996-1997 field season and the joint inspection of the total length of 218 miles of Myanmar – Bangladesh boundary were carried out during the 1997-1998 field season. The inspection and construction of iron boundary reference pillars were done at Naff river sector during the 2004-05 field season.  In 2007-08 fieldseason, the inspection of five send bank occurring in Naff Boundary River was done.  The demarcation of the alinement of 150 feet from boundary line between BP- 32 to BP 54 was done in 2009-10 field season. Joint inspection and construction of 2 boundary pillars and the construction of 18 addition boundary pillars and the demarcation of the alinement of 150 feet from boundary line between BP- 54 and BP 67 were done during 2010-11 field season. Joint inspection and construction of 3 boundary pillars and the construction of 14 addition boundary pillars, 19 additional boundary reference pillar and 54 auxilary pillars were done during the 2011-12 field season.  Joint Inspection and Restoration of (5) Boundary Pillars, Construction of (21) Additional Boundary Pillars and (26) Reference Markers (RM) along Myanmar-Bangladesh Land Boundary was carried out during 2014-2015 field season.

Myanmar -Laos Boundary

Joint demarcationfor the total length of 149 miles along the Mekong River, Myanmar – Laos Boundary was carried out during the year 1990 to 1992. Total 86 Boundary Reference Pillars were constructed for each side and 1:50000 scale of six boundary strip maps were produced in Myanmar survey department by survey departments of Myanmar and Laos jointly together.  Joint inspection of 16 boundary reference markers was carried out during 2003-04 field season.  Joint inspection of 10 boundary reference markers was carried out during 2006-07 field season. Joint inspection of 24 boundary reference markers was carried out during 2011-12 field season.

Myanmar-India Boundary

Myanmar_ India Boundary was demarcated during the year 1968 to 1975 and then the joint inspections of boundary pillars were done as 4 phases. First phase of joint inspection was done during 1994-1995 field season for the approximately 214 miles of boundary, second phase of joint inspection was done during 2000-2001 field season for the approximately 230 miles of boundary, third phase of joint inspection was done during 2002-2003 field season for the approximately 220 miles of boundary and fourth phase of joint inspection was done during 2002-2003 field season for the approximately 497 miles of boundary. The inspection of 36 digital maps in India and joint inspection and construction of 16 boundary pillars were carried out during the 2006-07 field season. Joint inspection and construction of 3 boundary pillars were carried out during the 2007-08 field season. Joint inspection and construction of 16 boundary pillars were carried out during the 2006-07 field season. The inspection of the construction of 3 tower by india side was done during 2010-11 field season. Joint inspection and construction of 14 boundary pillars, joint inspection of unsual construction by india side between BP-79 and BP-81 and joint inspection of unsual construction by india side between BP-145 and BP-146 were carried out during the 2011-12 field season. Joint inspection and construction of 16 boundary pillars were carried out during the 2012-13 field season.

Future Plan

           The followings are life time plannings of International Boundary and Civil Construction Division;

           (1)   To be carried out field verification of updating of UTM Map
           (2)   To be carried out joint inspection of boundary pillars according to the treaty of
                  neighbouring countries
           (3)   To be produced topographic map and any thematic map  with various scales

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Instruments, Hardware and Software

                                               Instrument List

Sr.No.

Description of Machine

Made and Model

Type of Machine

Capacity

1

 Trimble GPS 
 R8/GNSS/R6/
 5800(Base &Rover
 Receiver)(Dual
 Frequency)

USA 5800

3

Consisting of:HPB 450 UHF Radio System 450-470 MHz&Internal Radio System

2.

 Nikon TotalStation

Japan Nivo 1 C

2

 

3.

 Trimble
 TotalStation

USA M3

3

 

4.

 Trimble Digital
 Level

Japan DINI

1

 

5.

 Desktop Computer

P IV

1

 

6.

 Laptop Computer

DELL

3

 

7.

 Laser Jet Printer

Hp 1300

1

 

8.

 Handheld GPS

USA Garmin MONTANATM 650t

6

 

                                                          Software List

Sr.No.

Description of Software

Made and Model

Quantity

Remark

1.

 Trimble Business Center

USA (TBC 2.70)

1

Key & Software CD

2.

 Easy GPS 

-

1

 

 

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