Haryana Government Sanctioned Rs 1.93 Crore Innovation Fund

Haryana Government Sanctioned Rs 1.93 Crore Innovation Fund

haryanaIn recent news, the Haryana government has sanctioned innovation funds of over Rs 1.93 crore to four districts namely Faridabad, Gurgaon, Karnal and Kurukshetra.

Sumita Misra,  principal secretary, science and technology department, said the project ‘Udaan’, Sohna would be developed as a one-stop place offering solution for all geographical information system-based policy applications in Gurgaon district. Accordingly, property register, scientific land record management and utilisation, an agri-market based cadastral mapping would be developed with Rs 1 crore. The main objective of this project was to exploit the advancements in remote sensing using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and ready to use open source geospatial web GIS technology for regular monitoring.

The fund Rs 31.23 lakh will be also utilized on other projects ‘training on wheel’ would be implemented in Faridabad district. Rs 54 lakh will be used to provide battery-operated rickshaws to the existing pedal rickshaw pullers.

– Hindustan Times

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