Arunachal Pradesh | SGI to help state in resource planning


ITANAGAR | August 28, 2018:

A team of experts from the State Remote Sensing Application Centre (SRSAC) has been assured by Surveyor general of India Lt Gen. Girish Kumar to assist and to extend all possible technical expertise in the field of geospatial technology to improve planning, monitoring and management of natural resources in Arunachal Pradesh.

The team, which visited Kumar's office in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, recently, was led by SRSAC director H. Dutta and deputy director Tana Tage.

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Kumar expressed his interest in collaborating in geospatial technology with the SRSAC for the village-level survey using spatial data module structure developed for a mobile mapping application, mapping of five major river basins, currently taken up for the Brahmaputra basin under the National Hydrology Project, funded by the World Bank.

He also expressed his willingness to provide technical expertise for digital elevation model (Dem) generation, flood forecasting, observation of water reservoir in real time, the creation of geoid model among others.

In the month of October, Kumar assured to visit the Arunachal Pradesh, once the modalities get completed for collaboration and sharing of geospatial technologies between the Survey of India and SRSAC, Arunachal Pradesh, for the signing of a MoU.

Secretary (technical) to the SGI and deputy director (technical) of Survey of India, Pankaj Mishra, was also present at the meeting.

Source: The Telegraph