ISRO launches Capacity Building Programme on Geospatial Technologies and Applications

ISRO / Department of Space has launched a Capacity Building Programme on “Geospatial Technologies and Applications” in tandem with objectives of National Geospatial Policy – 2022.

The first phase of the capacity building programme on “Geo-spatial Technologies and Applications” has been inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister of State, Department of Space, Government of India, Dr. Jitendra Singh in the presence of Secretary, Department of Space Sri S. Somanath, Chairman, Capacity Building Commission Sri Adil Zainulbhai and other senior dignitaries.

Notably, 58 Participants from 29 Ministries and Departments of Government of India and various State Governments are undergoing this one-week programme at RRSC – North, NRSC at New Delhi & NE-SAC, Shillong.


About ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of India, having its headquarters in Bengaluru.

The organisation is involved in science, engineering and technology to harvest the benefits of outer space for India and the mankind.

Noteworthy, ISRO is a major constituent of the Department of Space (DOS), Government of India.

The department executes the Indian Space Programme primarily through various Centres or units within ISRO.

The prime objective of ISRO/DOS is the development and application of space technology for various national needs.

To fulfil this objective, ISRO has established major space systemsfor communication, television broadcasting and meteorological services; resources monitoring and management; space-based navigation services.

Further, ISRO has developed satellite launch vehicles, PSLV and GSLV, to place the satellites in the required orbits.