Digital data is categorized into three types such as digitally extracted data from Air photographs using photogrammetric stereo compilation, scanned maps and digitized paper maps.
Currently the department is issuing those data to its customers in arc shape file format/DXF format. People who are interested to obtain the raw data, he/she can request dgn format and those data has not undergone any field check.
The customer oriented digital JPEG format and hardcopies are also produced by the department on request.
Survey Department Of Sri Lanka
>>Three awards received by the Survey Department in National Productivity Award Competition in 2015.
1.Provincial Surveyor General Office-North Western - 3rd Place
2.Surveyor Generals Office - Special Commendation
3.Institute of Surveying & Mapping - Special Commendation 2017-01-03