Accessing BNGIS Centre
As the Government’s technical focal point for GIS in The Bahamas, the BNGIS Centre is considered a national asset. As such, the Centre makes its resources available for use by government agencies on a first come first serve basis. Available resources for use include a variety of equipment as follows:
High end plotters,br>
Large format scanner (color)
GPS handheld units
|Only government agencies can make a request to use these resources.
Agencies are required to procure ink, paper supplies and provide technical human resources to setup and print/scan as required. Agency technical officers must have expected level of expertise to use these assets.
|Completed BNGISC Equipment Loan Form.|
|1.||The requesting agencyâ€™s/Department Head should submit a formal request addressed to the Director, BNGIS Centre on the relevant form.|
|2.||Request is reviewed and based on assessment criteria, the request may be approval/refusal.|
|3.||The requesting agencyâ€™s Department Head will be contacted with a response from the BNGIS Centre within two/three working days.|
|4.||Requesting agency which is granted approval is required to return equipment on loan on the stipulated return date.|
|5.||Penalties will apply if equipment is not returned and/or lost or damaged|
|6.||If the requesting agency plans to extend the loan return date, the agency is required to submit a letter for consideration, three days in advance of the initial return date. |
a) Fees only apply if equipment is lost or damaged. The agency will be obligated to replace systems with new equipment which was on loan from the Centre;
b) Fee/Penalties of $ 50.00 per day will apply if equipment is not returned on dates stipulated.
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