Training and No: (1) Survey Division

Training and No: (1) Survey Division

Background

Training and No: (1) survey Division is formed with two sub -divisions. These are Training sub-division and No: (1) survey sub-division.

Background History of Training sub-division (Myanmar Survey Training Center)

Before the World War I, after occupying the Myanmar, the training of district Supdt: of Land Record were opened at Dehradum in India and posted the trainees there to study the land survey subject.

After World War I, the land survey school of Myanmar was opened under the control of land revenue and land survey department in 1918. It was also called special survey school and located at Kamayut Township, Yangon. It distributed the director of the district study.

After that the trainees from that school led and opened the land survey school in each district. Mr. J.C Kalin, Assistant Supdt: of Land Record was the chief of all land survey schools of each district.

There were 30 trainees in each school at this time. When there was less the post of respective department, some schools were cancelled at 1922 and left the 5 districts school. These are Mawlamyine, Kyaukse, Shwebo, Minbu and Pyay.

In 1927, the schools of Mawlamyine, Kyaukse and Minbu were also closed cause of this circumstances were not enough the trainers. Again in 1934, Pyay district was cancelled and there was left Shwebo district school. There was only land survey school in Shwebo and called special survey school with 98 trainees. Head of the school was district director and opened till 1942.

All these schools were closed in 1945 and reopened in 1947. In 1923, the training of Member Course started at Shwebo special land survey school. Supdt; of Land Records Mr. W.E Bell was the first officer-in-charge of No:1 surveying association and he carried out since 1948.

The board of Myanmar exam had to check the writing test of the Basic Survey course and the oral test and practical tests had to be performed by the Supdt: of Land Record from 1948 to 1967. These exams were carried out by the survey school (Training sub-division) of Pyin Oo Lwin and passed out many trainees since 1968 to up to now.

Background history of No: (1) survey Sub-division

No: (1) survey Sub-division was established as No:(1) survey Party on 1st October 1947. This was temporary and director D.E.O. THACKWELL Major, R.E controlled this group.

Building of those was from the age of colony and present building of Pyin Oo Lwin is under control building of India and it was the SURVEY OF INDIA military building.

In 1st October 1947, the survey of India was reformed from the officials from the Shwe Bo Special Survey and formed as No: (1) survey Party.

Formation

Training and No(1) survey Division, Pyin Oo Lwin are formed as follow. There are two sub- divisions and formation are as follow.
Formation of Training sub-division (Myanmar Survey Training Center) is as follow-

          (a)     Principle                              -  Director
          (b)     Vice- principle                     - Deputy Director
          (c)     Chief of the Training            - Assistant Director
          (d)     Chief- instructor                   - Staff Officer
          (e)     Demonstrator                       - Junior Staff Officers
          (f)     Warden                                 - Staff Officers and Junior Staff Officers

Principle of Myanmar Survey Training Center

The followings are the principles of Myanmar Survey Training Center after getting the independence.

Sr.No:

Name

Position

Offical Year

1.

MAJOR THACK WELL

Director

1947 – 1948

2.

U Ba Chit

Director

1948 – 1949

3.

MR. H.K.KARN

Officer - in - charge

1949 – 1950

4.

MR. W.E. BELL

Officer - in - charge

1950 – 1951

5.

U Hla Khin Maung

Officer - in - charge

1951 – 1953

6.

U Aye Thwin

Officer - in - charge

1953 – 1956

7.

U Ko Gyi

Officer - in - charge

1956 – 1967

8.

U Than Nyunt

Officer - in - charge

1967 – 1973

9.

U D Aung Yi

Officer - in - charge

1973 – 1977

10.

U Mya Thein

Officer - in - charge

1977 – 1983

11.

U Thein Htay

Officer - in - charge

1986 – 1988

12.

U Thein Lwin

Director

1988 – 1996

13.

U Nyi Htoo

Director

1996 – 2001

14.

U Soe Than

Director

2001 – 2003

15.

U Than Hlaing

Director

2003 – 2004

16.

U Zaw Winn

Director

2004 – 2009

17.

U San Maung

Director

2009 – 2013

18.

U Than Kyaw

Director

2013 – 2016

19. U Kyaw Htay Director 2016 - Up to Now

Organizational Structure and Manpower

The organizational structure and strength of staff capacity at the end of September, 2022 are as follow.

Organizational Structure

Manpower

 

Strength

Posted

Vacancy

Officers

Other Ranks

14

277

13

85

1

192

Total

291

98

193

Objectives

           (1)     To teach the survey techniques that follow up the international level.
           (2)     To intent to be the skill of survey have to reach the international level.
           (3)     To measure and design the project that for the national building programme.

Director

 

 

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