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Arunachal CM for Satellite Imagery to Track Developmental Projects

Arunachal CM for Satellite Imagery to Track Developmental Projects
May 16
12:33 2017

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday held a meeting with the Department of Science and Technology to discuss on the monitoring of various developmental projects in state through satellite images and geo-tagging.

The Chief Minister opined that using Satellite imagery to track the progress of developmental projects will foster effective planning and evaluation of the progress of various development projects in the state.

He also appreciated the role of the State Remote Sensing Application Centre (SRSAC), under the department of science and technology in carrying out exhaustive work in producing satellite information to identify disaster vulnerable area.

Since Arunachal is mainly a hilly terrain state, the meeting felt that appropriate technologies may be developed to sort out shadow effects and cloud cover that prevents accurate information of the ground.

The department informed that benefits of using satellite imagery is to create a one stop solution for better planning and monitoring, to create a global platform for data sharing amongst all stakeholders to facilitate decision support and to strengthen the system of state oversight. The meeting was also attended by Science and Technology Parliamentary Secretary Tapak Taku and senior officials of the department.

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