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Material featured on this site may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material does not extend to any material on this site, which is explicitly identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content on this website, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In case of any ambiguity or doubts, users are advised to verify / check with the Department(s) and / or other source(s), and to obtain appropriate professional advice.

Under no circumstances will this Department be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

The information posted on this website could include hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by non-Government / private organizations. NATMO is providing these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the NATMO website and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners / sponsors of the outside website. Survey of India does not guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times.


NATMO shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever, including incidental or consequential loss or damage, arising out of, or in connection with, any use of or reliance on the information from this website.

In case of any suggestion, clarification of doubt or query, users are requested to refer to the original documents by contacting the issuing authority.


We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to our site so that you can be informed of any changes or updates therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our Department's pages must load into a newly opened browser window of the user.


As a general rule, this website does not collect any Personal Information about you or anyone who visit the site. Anyone can generally visit the site without revealing Personal Information, unless he chooses to provide such information.


This website records only the following information for statistical purposes – visitor's server address; the name of the top-level domain from which visitor accesses the Internet (for e.g. .gov, .com, .in, etc.); the type of browser visitor use; the date and time visitor accesses the site; the pages visitor have accessed and the documents downloaded and the previous Internet address from which visitor has linked directly to the site.

We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except when a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider's logs.


A cookie is a piece of software code that an internet web site sends to visitor's browser when he access information at that site. This site does not use cookies.


Visitor's email address will only be recorded only if he chooses to send a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which they have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list. Visitor's email address will not be used for any other purpose, and will not be disclosed, without their consent.


If visitors are asked for any other Personal Information they will be informed how it will be used if visitor chooses to give it. If at any time visitor believes the principles referred to in this privacy statement have not been followed, or have any other comments on these principles, please notify the Web Administrator through the contact us page.

Note: The use of the term "Personal Information" in this privacy statement refers to any information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.


The information provided by this Web site is available in various file formats, such as Portable Document Format (PDF), Word, Excel and PowerPoint. To view the information properly, your browser need to have the required plug-ins or software. For example, the Adobe Flash software is required to view the Flash files. In case your system does not have this software, you can download it from the Internet for free. The table lists the required plug-ins needed to view the information in various file formats.

Note: To view Microsoft Office 2007 files, install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack along with the respective viewer.

Plug-in for alternate document types

Document Type

Plug-in for Download

Portable Document Format (PDF) files

Adobe Acrobat Reader (External website that opens in a new window)

Convert a PDF file online into HTML or text format (External website that opens in a new window)

Word files

Excel Viewer 2003 (in any version till 2003) - External website that opens in a new window

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Excel (for 2007 version) - External website that opens in a new window

PowerPoint presentations

PowerPoint Viewer 2003 (in any version till 2003) - External website that opens in a new window

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for PowerPoint (for 2007 version) - External website that opens in a new window

Flash content

Adobe Flash Player (External website that opens in a new window)