Director:- Mallam Shehu Ahmed Kurba
To create an enabling spatial platform for accurate, reliable and acceptable surveys and census activities.
To Create and Maintain a National Geographic Frame for Census and Surveys Using High Level Cutting Edge Technology .
}Goals and Objectives
The department’s goal and objectives are shaped and directly linked to that of the commission’s.
i High Resolution Satellite Imagery (0.5m).
ii GPS And GIS Technology With Validation By September, 2015.
}Specifically, Carto Department Will Ensure
These Divisions are;
Automated Mapping and GIS Division
Automated Mapping and GIS Division performs the following functions:
}Map Reproduction Division
Map reproduction division performs the following functions in collaboration with other divisions:
Map Research and Archive Division
The Division performs the following functions:
}Services available in Cartography Department
The Department has a well equipped Geographic Information System (GIS) Laboratory that renders services to Ministries, Agencies and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs). Among the services rendered are:
The department has a technical to support staff ratio of :
Technical – 95% ; Support 5%
The department adopts a collaborative leadership style, that
shares responsibility, involves active staff participation at all
levels, through team work which ensures total commitment to
the growth and optimal running of the department.
Shared Values Of Cartography Department