Office of the Director General

Office of the Director General

From 1905 to World War II , under the British rule, all the surveying works of Myanmar were  undertaken by the Survey of India.  At the end of World War II, the British government separated surveying works of Myanmar from Survey of India. On 1st November 1946, Burma Survey Department was formed under the Ministry of Finance and Revenue by the British Government.

Director Generals of Survey Department were as follow:-

NO

NAME

DURATION

1

Sithu Colonel Hla Aung

1959-1975

2

Wana Kyaw Htin U R Hla Kyaw

1976-1981

3

Wana Kyaw Htin U Lun Bay

1981-1982

4

Wana Kyaw Htin U Sein Lwin

1982-1988

5

U Maung Maung

1988-1991

6

U Mya Thein

1991-1992

7

Colonel Htun Aung

1993-1995

8

U Aung Than

1995-1997

9

U Maung Maung Tin

2001-2004

10

U Myint Thein

2004-2007

11

U Than Hlaing

2012-2018

12

U Thet Oo

2018 - Up to Now

          On 1st March 1990, during the reign of the State Law and Order Restoration Council, Survey Department was formed with a new set-up consisting of six divisions:

          (a)  Office of the Director General
          (b)  Aerial Survey and Photography Division
          (c)  Map Reproduction Division
          (d)  Geodetic and No.(2) Survey Division
          (e)  International Boundary and Civil Construction Survey Division
          (f)  Training and No.(1) Survey Division

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

15

143

12

57

3

86

Total

158

69

89

 

Tasks of Office of Director General

          (1)  The objectives, policies and directions of the state and ministry distributes to
                sub divisions as well as hints for following.
           (2)  Making plans for surveying, map drawing and map printing.
           (3)  Selecting the civil service by set-up and strength
           (4)  Promating to civil service and undertaking personal.
           (5)  Applying budgets from national planning and contribute as per amount rationally.
           (6)  Directing the budgets to follow the budget policy.
           (7)  Indicating the civil services to be good for their moral and discipline.
           (8)  Arranging high tech training
           (9)  Listing the plans and reports to the ministry and higher level.
           (10) Cooperating with international organization.
           (11) Arranging workshop and researching letters among the civil service.
           (12) Arranging to send aboard training course and internal advance course.
           (13) Making welfare for staff and arranging furry to attend office.
           (14) Arranging the printed maps to sell.

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