Promoting Cartography in India

INCA is devoted to the cause of cartography as a graphic mode of communication. It has  in  its fold  many eminent scholars,  professionals  and  industrialists  as Honorary Fellows, Life Fellows, Life Members, Members, Associate Members and Student Members. The majority of its  members  are practicing  Cartographers from Multiple Organizations Universities,  Private  Industries  and  other  Scientific  and  Research  Organizations spread all over India.

  • To foster cartographic research in the country. ;
  • To co-operate with international organisations with similar objectives;
  • To hold a National Cartographic Conference, ordinarily, once in a year


Founded  on   7th August,  1979  at   Hyderabad,  the  Indian  National  Cartographic Association (INCA) has  evolved  into one  of  the biggest organizations of its kind in the world. From a modest beginning with 79 members on its role initially, today it is a professional body with around 3000  Life  Members   and  84   Institutional  Life  Members .  It  has  Branches  functioning  at Bangalore,  Bombay,  Calcutta,  Chandigarh,  Dehra Dun,  Delhi,  Gujarat, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kerala, Orissa and Tamilnadu.

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The aim of conducting INCA-NATIONAL MAP QUIZ is to improve upon the map consciousness/awareness of student community especially at school levels. This is in line with the increasing importance and necessity of Geographical/Spatial information in all walks of life.

  • The preliminary competition shall be conducted by all INCA Branches within their areas of operations.
  • The final competition will be held at National level by the INCA Headquarters.

Meet Our Distinguished Office Bearers & Executive Committee Members

The Association may elect persons of eminence in the fields of Geography/cartography and allied sciences from India as Honorary Members. They shall be elected unanimously by the Executive Committee in accordance with the Bye-Laws and shall hold office during life.

He is Currently the Professor of Geography and Principal of Vidya- Bhavana at Visva-Bharti University.

Prof. (Dr.) V C Jha

President INCA
He is currently Surveyor General of India.

Dr. Swarna Subba Rao

She is Currently Professor in JNU.

Prof.(Dr.) Anuradha Banerjee

Past President,INCA
He is currently Director of NRSC Hyderabad.

Dr. V K Dadhwal

Past President,INCA

Recent Events and Activities

Mumbai Branch Activities

Mumbai Branch Activities

Mumbai Branch is Promoting INCA membership. Udhdhav INCA member distributing INCA form at CKT College New Panvel , workshop of Evs new syllabus.  Yesterday 9 th July 16, at CKT college New Panvel...
Kolkata Branch Activities

Kolkata Branch Activities

Kolkata Branch Updates will be posted as and when available. Please visit again for further developments.

36th INCA Second Circular

36th INCA Second Circular

on Cartography For Analysis For and Management of Climate Change Will be organised by: Department of Geography VIDYA-BHAVANA (INSTITUTE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES) VISVA-BHARATI- (A Central...
36th INCA General Body Meeting Notice

36th INCA General Body Meeting Notice

N O T I C E   No.4/14-C-1-4/INCA(G.B)                                                Dated the 18th October 2016   In partial modification of letter No.3/14-c-1-4/ INCA(G-B)    Dated the 14th...
Time Schedule INCA MAP QUIZ 2016

Time Schedule INCA MAP QUIZ 2016

The Time Schedule for Conducting INCA NATIONAL MAP QUIZ 2016 has been decided by the Secretary General INCA as given below: Date of Examination:  18 September 2016 Timings:  10:00Hr   to   11:30...