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‘KISAN’ Mobile App for Dissemination of Agromet Advisory Services

IIT Roorkee under Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS) project has launched the ‘KISAN’ mobile app for dissemination of Agromet Advisory Services. IIT Roorkee held a regional farmers’ awareness programme as

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Keeping Up with the Times: Applying GIS Tools for Flood Disaster Mitigation

GIS is a powerful resource as it is accessible, free, and relevant for multiple stakeholders. Anyone can use GIS software to develop flood disaster mitigation strategies and avoid high-cost, flood-related damages on their property.


The Size of Indian Geospatial Market to Cross Rs 360 Billion by 2025

Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Earth Sciences; and MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy,


Geospatial Energy Map of India for Effective Planning of Resources

NITI Aayog in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed a comprehensive Geographic Information System (GIS) Energy Map of India with the support of Energy Ministries of Government


India Signed Arrangement on the Joint development of a Small Satellite for Bhutan

India signed the implementing arrangement on the joint development of a small satellite for Bhutan. The agreement was inked by Shri R Umamaheswaran, Scientific Secretary, Indian Space Research Organisation, and


Yuktdhara – New Geospatial Planning Portal for MGNREGA

Recently the Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh has launched “Yuktdhara” a new geospatial planning portal to facilitate MGNREGA assets mapping using remote sensing and geographic information


ISRO Inviting Proposals for Utilizing Chandrayaan-2 Data for Scientific Analysis

ISRO has made Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter payloads data available to the public for scientific analysis. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was successfully launched on 22nd July 2019 at 14:43 hrs by GSLV MkIII-M1


Onlinemaps Portal, SARTHI, and MANCHITRAN – Launch of 3 Online Applications to Purchase Geospatial Data Collected by Govt. Organizations

The Govt. of India in Feb 2021 announced the liberation of the Geospatial Policy of India. It has announced a new Geospatial policy to unlock new avenues for business, private


Mobile App to Boost the Cardamom Growth and Help Farmers with Site-specific Recommendations

According to recent news by The Hindu, the Spices Board and Rubber Board has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Digital University of Kerala. The MoU was signed


GIS-based System for Optimal Site Selection of Sewage Treatment Plants

Kerala Water Authority (KWA) has come-up with a new tool using Geographical Information System (GIS) for optimal site selection of Sewage Treatment Plants (STP). A GIS is a system designed