Thu, May 23, 2024
Arunachal Pradesh Space Application Center

Department of Science & Technology

Government of Arunachal Pradesh

RS & GIS Services

Since its inception, the centre has been providing latest state-of-the-art technology i.e. Remote Sensing and GIS (Geographical Information System) services for various developmental activities in the state. The activities includes land and water resources inventory, mapping and monitoring of natural resources, Rural and urban area survey and mapping, cadastral surveys, topographical surveys, land and water resources mapping for urban and rural area development, land use / land cover mapping, wasteland mapping, monitoring and change analysis, ground water prospect mapping, Road alignment studies, now cover & glacial mappings for climate change studies, potential area identification for horticulture and sericulture development, Digital Elevation Model (DEM) generation, hazard zonation mapping of earthquake, landslides and flood, topographical surveys of catchment areas, land degradation mapping using state-of-the-art Remote Sensing and GIS technologies.etc.

The outputs of various studies/projects are handed over to user departments/agencies in the form of reports, maps and statistics which are used for planning or solving specific problems. SRSAC has extended its services in delineating administrative boundaries, forest and wild life sanctuary boundaries also. SRSAC established a “State Data Repository / Hub” to maintain all RS & GIS inventories, maps and data generated by SRSAC and other departments and agencies. The SDR is equipped with server based workstations with needed bandwidth. Necessary infrastructural support is being provided by the DoNER Ministry, GoI.

The centre is going to establish State Bhuvan portal with the support of Department of Space, Govt. of India, which will enable SRSAC to upload the geospatial data of its own and the geospatial data owned by other state government departments / agencies.