No, says Sify.com report. A large tract of land at Anjaw, Dibang and Lohit districts of Arunachal Pradesh is officially shown as Chinese territory in maps certified by Survey of India.
(Picture taken from Sify.com-Map at top shows the official Arunachal Pradesh map as we know of, with area under review circled and the map below is the map sent by JFR Jacob to GoI)
"A Himalayan Blunder by Indian cartographers has led to a piquant situation along the disputed India-China border, with Indian troops patrolling a region which the official Survey of India maps show as Chinese territory.Now I wonder, two decades hence, the error in the map remains still uncorrected (let me know if corrected), is the government serious about solving the boundary row with China?
Way back in December 1988, this glaring mistake was brought to the notice of the then Minister of External Affairs, P.V.Narasimha Rao, by the 1971 Bangladesh war hero and the former Chief of Staff and Army Commander, Eastern Command, Lt General J F R Jacob.
In his reply to General Jacob dated
December 24, 1988, Rao, who later became the Prime Minister of India, accepted "the contradictions that faced" and admitted that publishing maps with a border that the Chinese might use to their advantage could indeed be a grave issue. "We hope to resolve these in a proper way when we can discuss constructively with the Chinese," he wrote. India
However, "the changing of maps at a time when substantive discussions with the Chinese take place also needs to be considered," wrote Rao. Twenty years later, the incorrect maps remain unchanged."