Institute of Surveying and Mapping is located at Diyatalawa Badulla district and about 200 Km away from Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. It embraces an area of nearly 25 Hectares in an undulated terrain surface surrounded by sky hugging mountains, which contain eucalyptus, pine and tea plantation. It provides an ideal situation for studies and carrying out field exercises in surveying. The Latitude and Longitude of the ISMD is 6' 49' 02 N, 80'57' 34 E respectively and the elevation is about 1200 m from Mean Sea Level (MSL). It has a temperate climate throughout the year.
To be the focal point in geoinformatics education in Asian Region..
Planning and conducting training courses relating to geoinformatics, updating educational curriculums, guidance in developing professional capacity building and providing technical expertise and consultancy services.