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National Mapping & Spatial Data Committee (JPDSN)

 

  • Formerly, JawatanKuasa Pemetaan dan Data Spatial Negara (JPDSN) known as Jawatankuasa Pemetaan Negara.

    The statement below is its history.

    Cabinet of Ministers approval

    Cabinet of Ministers based on Cabinet’s paper No. 243 / 385/65, entitled National Mapping Malaysia has approved the post and the terms of reference of the “Surveyor-General of Malaya and Singapore” as Director of National Mapping and confirmed the membership and terms of reference of the Jawatankuasa Pemetaan Negara on 31 March 1965. The draw of 12 decisions of the Cabinet Ministers about National Mapping is as follows:

  • 12(a) that the terms of reference of the Surveyor General, Malaya and Singapore as Director of National Mapping Malaysia should be as indicated in paragraph 2 (a) of the Paper;
  • 12(b) that the composition and terms of reference of the National Mapping Committee should be as indicated in paragraph 2(b), 2(c) and 2(d);
  • 12(c) that the proposal to create a Directorate of National Mapping and National Mapping Library be approved in principle;
  • 12(d) that proposals regarding staff and accommodation for the Directorate and Library should be discussed between the Treasury, the Establishment Office and the Ministry of Lands and Mines.

            While the draw 2 (b), 2 (c) and 2 (d) of the cabinet paper on the membership and terms of reference are              as follows:

  •  Membership
    • 2(b) National Mapping Committee
      • That a National Mapping Committee be appointed to comprise the following:
        • Assistant Director of Survey, (FARELF)
        • Representative of the Ministry of Rural Development (now substituted to the of Ministry Natural Resources and Environment);
        • Representative of the Ministry of Defence;
        • Director of Lands & Surveys, Sarawak;
        • Director of Lands & Surveys, Sabah;
        • Director of National Mapping – Chairman;
  • Reference Fields
    • 2(c) The terms of reference of the National Mapping Committee to be as follows:
      • to advise the Director of National Mapping on matters relating to mapping policy;
      • to advise the Director of National Mapping on mapping priorities.
    • 2(d) That the committee be empowered to appoint a Secretary and to co-opt persons who would be required to assist the committee.

 

  • On 22 January 1997, the Cabinet has approved the amendment of the name, membership and terms of reference of the Jawatankuasa Pemetaan Negara to Jawatankuasa Pemetaan dan Data Spatial Negara (JPDSN) as to reflect its role that expanded to the field of digital mapping data.

    Contact us at:

    Urus Setia JPDSN
    Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia (JUPEM)
    Bahagian Dasar dan Penyelarasan Pemetaan
    Tingkat 14, Wisma JUPEM,
    Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra,
    50578 Kuala Lumpur.
    Tel: 03-26170800 / 26170831
    Fax: 03-26970140
    Email: urusetiajpdsn@jupem.gov.my
    Website: http://www.jupem.gov.my/v1/en/resources/jawatankuasa-pemetaan-data-spatial-negara/

 

Membership of JPDSN nowadays are as follows:

  • Chairman: Director General of Survey and Mapping / Director of National Mapping
  • Director of Lands and Surveys, Sabah
  • Director of Lands and Surveys
  • Director of Geospatial Defence
  • Director General of Defence Intelligence Staff Division, KEMENTAH
  • Director General of the National Hydrographic Centre
  • Director General of Mineral and Geoscience Department Malaysia
  • Director General of the Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia
  • Director General of the Department of Agriculture, Peninsular Malaysia
  • Director General of PLANMalaysia
  • Director of Sabah Forestry Department
  • Director of Sarawak Forestry Department
  • Director of Sabah Agriculture Department
  • Director of  Agriculture Department
  • Director of Sarawak Marine Department
  • Director General of the Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency
  • Director General of National Space Agency
  • Director of the Centre for Geospatial Data Infrastructure (MaCGDI)
  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Secretary: Director of Survey (Policy of Mapping and Coordination Committee) JUPEM

The Committee is authorized to appoint the secretary and invited representatives of any other departments or agencies from time to time to assist the committee as item 2 (d). Memorandum No. 243/385/65

 

  • Advise the Director General of Survey and Mapping Malaysia as the Director of National Mapping in matters relating to mapping policy.
  • Advise the Director General of Survey and Mapping Malaysia as the Director of National Mapping about the mapping priority.
  • Formulate the policies and guidelines on the program, mapping activities and Infrastruktur Dasar Spatial Negara.
  • Coordinate the program, mapping activities and National Spatial Data.
  • Coordinate the development, control and management of spatial data.
  • Advise the development of human resources, development, information technology transfer and exchange between the committees involved.
  • Establish sub-committees that are necessary for the specified purposes.

 

The proposed establishment of the Technical Committee was submitted on 7 June 1994 during the Meeting of the Jawatankuasa Pemetaan Negara Ke-45 in Miri, Sarawak. The results of the meeting formed a five (5) Technical Committee as follows:

1. TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF LAND RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENT

  • Members
    • Jabatan Pertanian Semenanjung Malaysia – Chairman
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Sabah
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Survei Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Ukur Sabah
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Sabah
    • Representative of PLANMalaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Alam Sekitar
    • Representative of Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhilitan
    • Representative of Agensi Remote Sensing Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Kerja Raya
  • Objective
    • This committee will be responsible for coordinating the collection, storage and maintenance of the National Spatial Data related to land resources for use by certain parties in the planning and development of the country.
  • Terms of Reference
    • The committee is responsible for coordinating all the spatial information related to land resources and the environment
    • Identify, assess and decide together the types of information ‘spatial’ and ‘attribute’ required for use in planning and management of land resources of the country.
    • Assist and conduct the research, if necessary, on the development of the country.
    • Prepare and distribute spatial data catalog contained in the agencies involved.

2. TECHNICAL COMMITTEE STANDARD AND EXCHANGE OF DATA

  • Members
    • Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia (JUPEM)  – Chairman
    • Director of Survey (Pangkalan Data Geospatial Negara)
    • Director of Survey Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur/Putrajaya
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Ukur Sabah
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Survei Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Sabah
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Sabah
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatanarah Hidrografi, Kementerian Pertahanan
    • Representative of Agensi Remote Sensing Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran
    • Representative of Jabatan Kerja Raya
    • Representative of Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Galian,Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
    • Representative of Jabatan Penilaian dan Perkhidmatan Harta
    • Representative of Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Desa
    • Representative of Jabatan Perkhidmatan Kajicuaca
    • Representative of MAMPU
    • Representative of SIRIM
    • Representative of MaCGDI
    • Director of Survey (Planning and Corporate Division) JUPEM –  Secretary
  • Objective
    • Developing spatial data standards that can be applied across the board in the country as to facilitate the sharing and exchange of spatial data based on current technologies.
  • Terms of Reference
    • Together with SIRIM through Technical 2 Committee developing standards 2nd class spatial data of Malaysia Standard (Malaysia Standard) for use by all parties that collect, process and generate output spatial information in Malaysia.
    • Provide Malaysia Standards for spatial data based on the international standard ISO / TC211.
    • Ensure that developed standard adopted by providers and users of spatial data.

3. TECHNICAL COMMITTEE (HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT)

  • Members
    • Dean of Fakulti Kejuruteraan dan Sains Geoinformasi Universiti Teknologi Malaysia      – Chairman
    • Representative of Jabatan Ukur & Pemetaan Malaysia (JUPEM)
    • Representative of Agensi Remote Sensing Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Sains Ukur & Geomatik, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
    • Representative of Jabatan Kejuruteraan Awam, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
    • Representative of Jabatan Geografi, Universiti Malaya (UM)
    • Representative of Jabatan Geologi, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
    • Representative of Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Kemanusiaan, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
    • Representative of Jabatan Kejuruteraan Awam, Politeknik Ungku Omar
    • Representative of Jabatan Kejuruteraan Awam, Politeknik Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
    • Head of Geoinformatik Department, Fakulti Kejuruteraan & Sains Geoinformasi, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)      – Secretary
  • Public Objective
    • Plan and identify the programs of human resource development related to the acquisition, processing and use of geo-information to meet the needs of the country.
  • Specific Objective
    • Expand the use of Remote Sensing and GIS technology through programs of education and training to people who use these technologies.
    • Coordinate training programs available and the need for training programs through cooperation with local universities and government agencies.
  • Terms of Reference
    • Assist the Jawatankuasa Pemetaan dan Data Spatial Negara in formulating policies on human resource development in the field of geo-information science.
    • Establish a forum in which issues of education and training for human resource development geoinformation science to be distributed to the Jawatankuasa Pemetaan dan Data Spatial Negara.
    • Discuss and propose training programs that are effective in order to help produce human that is efficient, effective and innovative.

4. UTILITY MAPPING TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

  • Members : Permenant Members
    • Director of Survey (Dasar dan Penyelarasan Pemetaan), JUPEM      – Chairman
    • Director of Survey (Pemetaan Utiliti), JUPEM      – Secretary
    • Representative of Bahagian Kadaster, JUPEM
    • Director of Survey (Pengkalan Data Geospatial Negara), JUPEM
    • Director of Survey (Kartografi dan GIS), JUPEM
    • Director of Survey (Dasar Pemetaan), JUPEM
    • Director of Survey Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur/Putrajaya
    • Director of Tanah dan Ukur Sabah
    • Director of Tanah dan Survei Sarawak
    • Representative of Unit Penyelarasan Pelaksanaan, Jabatan Perdana Menteri
    • Representative of Jabatan Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan
    • Representative of Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur
    • Representative of Jabatan Kerja Raya
    • Representative of Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran
    • Representative of PLANMalaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Perkhidmatan Pembetungan Malaysia
    • Representative of Tenaga Nasional Berhad
    • Representative of Telekom Malaysia Berhad
    • Representative of Gas Malaysia
    • Representative of Indah Water Konsortium
    • Representative of Pusat Infrastruktur dan Data Geospatial Malaysia (MaCGDI)
    • Representative of Jabatan Alam Sekitar
    • Representative of Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat
    • Representative of Kementerian Tenaga, Air dan Komunikasi Malaysia
    • Representative of Lembaga Lebuh Raya Malaysia
  • Membership : Associate Members
    • Representative of Puncak Niaga Holdings Berhad
    • Representative of Perbadanan Urus Air Selangor
    • Representative of Petronas GAS
    • Representative of Alam Flora Sdn. Bhd.
    • Representative of Radicare Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
    • Representative of Southern Water Management
    • Representative of Syarikat Equarater (Penang) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Objective
    • Determining policy and program activities of Pemetaan Maklumat Kemudahan Awam can be coordinated and standardized so that there is no duplication of efforts among the agencies of Kemudahan Awam in creating a system of Pengurusan Kemudahan Awam more efficient and effective.
    • Determine the guidelines and program activities Pemetaan Maklumat Kemudahan Awam can be implemented efficiently and effectively by all public agencies involved.
  • Terms of Reference
    • Study and formulate policies with regard to the establishment of the infrastructure of information of public facilities for all agencies of public utilities in line with the cabinet’s decision to hold a Sistem Maklumat Pengurusan Kemudahan Awam that are efficient and effective based on information technology and JUPEM was the coordinator and the conservator to such information.
    • Draw up guidelines for mapping programs and activities of public utilities in line with the establishment of Infrastruktur Maklumat Kemudahan Awam provided by all agencies of public facilities for the purpose of coordination and standardization.

5. POLICY AND INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

  • Members
    • Director of Survey (Dasar dan Penyelarasan Pemetaan), JUPEM      – Chairman
    • Director of Geospatial Pertahanan, JUPEM
    • Director of Survey Department (Pengkalan Data Geospatial Negara), JUPEM
    • Director of Survey Section (Dasar Pemetaan), JUPEM -Setiausaha
    • Director of Survey Department (Kartografi dan GIS), JUPEM
    • Representative of Pusat Infrastruktur dan Data Geospatial Negara (MaCGDI)
    • Representative of Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia
    • Representative of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
    • Representative of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
    • Representative of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Survei Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Ukur Sabah
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Sarawak
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Sabah
    • Representative of Agensi Remote Sensing Malaysia
    • Head Assistant of Director Survey (Kualiti & Penyelidikan Peta), JUPEM
  • Objective
    • Determine the basis on issues relating to the institutions and activities of the program of mapping and spatial data in order to have uniformity and no duplication of effort.
    • Determine the guidelines relating to the activities of mapping and spatial data so it can be carried out efficiently and effectively by all agencies and departments under JPDSN.
  • Terms of Reference
    • Study and formulate policies on issues institutions in the development of spatial data infrastructure for all Government agencies.
    • Formulate guidelines on the activities of mapping and spatial data in all Government agencies in JPDSN for purposes of coordination and standardization include:
      • The price of digital data
      • Copyright and Royalties
      • Custodionship/Trusteeshi
      • Data Security
    • Collect and disseminate information on mapping and spatial data.

6. NATIONAL ATLAS TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

  • Members
    • Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia      – Chairman / Secretariat
    • Jabatan Tanah dan Ukur, Sabah
    • Jabatan Tanah dan Survei, Sarawak
    • Bahagian Geospatial Pertahanan, JUPEM
    • Jabatan Kerja Raya
    • Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia
    • Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Jabatan Pertanian Malaysia
    • Jabatan Perhutanan Sabah
    • Jabatan Perhutanan Sarawak
    • Jabatan Pertanian Sabah
    • Jabatan Pertanian Sarawak
    • PLANMalaysia
    • Jabatan Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah Sabah
    • Cawangan Perancangan Bandar dan Desa, Jabatan Tanah dan Survei Sarawak,
    • Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia
    • Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia
    • Agensi Remote Sensing Malaysia
    • Wakil Kementerian Pendidikan
    • Jabatan Geografi, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya
    • Tourism Malaysia
    • Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
  • Objective
    • To facilitate the sharing of data and information descriptive of the particular theme of information between agencies such as forestry, agriculture, education and so as to be obtained from agencies and relevant experts
    • Monitor the progress of implementation of the National Atlas publication by the working groups by theme and content determined.
  • Terms of Reference
    • National Atlas database will be developed based on existing data, scale 1: 10,000 and 1: 25 000. The underlying data are generalizable to scales that are appropriate for the purposes of the National Atlas exposure according to certain themes.
    • The themes are proposed to be issued for a start are as follows :
      • History
      • Political
      • Physical
      • Natural Resources
      • Land Use
      • Infrastructur
      • Sosio-economy Statictics

7. GEOINFORMATION/NATIONAL GEOMATICS TECHNICAL RESEARCH COMMITTEE

  • Members
    • Director General of Survey and Mapping Malaysia, JUPEM – Chairman
    • Deputy Director General of Survey and Mapping I, JUPEM
    • Deputy Director General of Survey and Mapping II, JUPEM
    • Director of Survey (Dasar dan Penyelarasan Pemetaan), JUPEM – Secretary
    • Director of Survey (Kadaster), JUPEM
    • Representative of Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia (MetMalaysia)
    • Representative of Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia (FRIM)
    • Representative of Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia (MARDI)
    • Representative of Agensi Angkasa Malaysia (ANGKASA)
    • Representative of Bahagian Direktorat Oseanografi Kebangsaan, MOSTI (NOD)
    • Representative of Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia (JMG)
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia (JPSM)
    • Representative of Jabatan Pertanian Semenanjung Malaysia (DOA)
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Survei Sarawak (JTSS)
    • Representative of Jabatan Tanah dan Ukur Sabah (JTUS)
    • Representative of Pusat Infrastruktur Data Geospatial Negara (MaCGDI)
    • Representative of Jabatan Perhutanan Sarawak
    • Representative of PLANMalaysia
    • Representative of Institut Penyelidikan Hidraulik Kebangsaan Malaysia (NAHRIM)
    • Representative of Institut Penyelidikan Pertahanan (STRIDE)
    • Representative of Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR)
    • Representative of Majlis Keselamatan Negara (MKN)
    • Representative of Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Malaysia (JPS)
    • Representative of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
    • Representative of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
    • Representative of Universiti Malaya (UM)
    • Representative of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
    • Representative of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
    • Representative of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
    • Representative of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
    • Representative of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
    • Representative of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
    • Representative of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
    • Representative of Univesiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
    • Director of Survey (Pangkalan Data Geospatial Negara), JUPEM
    • Director of Survey (Ukur Geodetik), JUPEM
    • Director of Survey (Dasar Pemetaan)

 

  • Members
    • Bahagian Ukur Geodetik, JUPEM – Chairman
    • Bahagian Pemetaan Topografi Sabah, Bahagian Pemetaan Topografi Sarawak dan JUPEM W.P. Labuan
    • Jabatan Tanah dan Ukur Sabah
    • Jabatan Tanah dan Survei Sarawak
    • Jabatan Laut Sabah dan Jabatan Laut Sarawak
    • Jabatan Meteorologi Malaysia
    • Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Sabah dan Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Sarawak
    • Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Sabah and Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Sarawak
    • Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Jabatan Perhutanan Sabah and Jabatan Perhutanan Sarawak
    • Jabatan Pertanian Semenanjung Malaysia
    • Jabatan Pertanian Sabah and Jabatan Pertanian Sarawak
    • Jabatan Hidrografi, Tentera Laut Di-Raja Malaysia
    • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
    • Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
    • Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
    • Other agencies that can contribute to KKG