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Arunachal Pradesh Space Application Center

Department of Science & Technology, Arunachal Pradesh

Government of Arunachal Pradesh

07 Sep, 2018

State meet on Promoting Space Technology based Tools and Application in Governance and Development


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The State Meet for Arunachal Pradesh was conducted jointly by State Remote Sensing Application Centre (SRSAC), Arunachal Pradesh, North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam, Shillong and ISRO at the Dorjee Khandu Convention Hall, Itanagar on 7th September, 2018. The main objective of this meet was to promote maximum utilization of space technology to improve the socio-economic conditions of the region as well as sensitize decision makers and ground level functionaries for ensuring the benefits of governance are made available at the grass root level. This event of State meet day was attended by Chief Secretary Shri Satya Gopal, Minister of RWD, IPR and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Bamang Felix, Chairman AP State Council for Science and Technology Shri Bamang Mangha, Secretary S&T, Er. Gaken Ete, Director SRSAC Shri H.K. Dutta, Director NESAC Shri P.L.N Raju, Director NRSC Shri Santanu Chowdhury, Dy Director, RSA, NRSC Dr. P.V.N Rao, and Group director LRLUMG, NRSC Dr. T. Ravishankar attended the meet. The program consisted of inaugural session, two technical sessions, lead talks by senior scientists from NRSC followed by the demonstration of ISRO geoportals i.e. Bhuvan and North East District Resource Plan (NEDRP) followed by highlights of NESAC’s UAV applications and concluding the session. The event was attended by 129 total participants 85 of which were from 26 User Departments. Across 2 technical sessions, 26 User Departments proposed 77 projects. As a part of the proceedings, a Compendium on Applications of Space Technology for Governance and Development for Arunachal Pradesh was also released