Chandigarh, Jan 25 (PTI) Haryana is among five states selected for the implementation of a project designed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for carrying out developmental activities through local bodies.
The major Remote Sensing and GIS Application project entitled ‘Space Based Information Support for Decentralized Planning (SIS-DP)” of ISRO will be implemented in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Kerala and West Bengal as well.
Director, National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad V Jayaraman told a meeting of state government officials that the project would provide ICT-enabled geo-spatial platform involving local bodies to carry out developmental activities in a decentralised, speedy and transparent manner.
The project aims at harnessing space technology and information systems at local bodies to create information base and provide services.
The project would be executed and supported by Haryana Space Application Centre.