¢India is a emerging global power economically and in terms of  Military strength . The govt. thrust is on continuously improving the infrastructre facilities like roads, rail ways, dams , pipelines of water, gas , oil and sewage. Huge infrastructure spend has been earmarked for the same.

¢Schemes like Jawharlal Nehru urban renewal mission have been floated by central government so that sate govt. and muncipal bodies get subsidy upto 85 % for roads and sewage pipe lines.

¢This has generated huge demand for surveyors. Surveyors are first level technocrats who are involved in planning of such projects.

¢Plans to build Hundreds of kilometers of roads and pipelines coupled with need for digitizing the maps and need for information to be made available in GIS ( Geographical Information System) has lead to huge demand for surveyors.