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 September, 2022 are as follow.

Organizational Structure

Manpower

 

Strength

Posted

Vacancy

Officers

Other Ranks

16

245

14

49

2

196

Total

261

63

198

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.

 

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