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Heavy Rains in Gujarat - 2015
Posted on: July 31, 2015

Clean Ganga Mission Heavy incessant rains were reported in North Gujarat & Kutch regions during the last week of July, 2015. NRSC acquired & analyzed RISAT-1 satellite data of 30th July 2015.The following satellite images show pre & post inundation situation in the surroundings of Ahmedabad district. More

Geospatial Support for National Mission for Clean Ganga
Posted on: June 25, 2015

Clean Ganga MissionIndian Space Research Organization signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 23, 2015 at New Delhi towards utilizing the geospatial and crowd-sourcing technologies for pollution monitoring in river Ganga. More

Floods in Assam - 2015
Updated on: June 17, 2015

assam_flood_2015 The first wave of floods were reported in Assam during first week of June, 2015. NRSC acquired & analyzed satellite data of Radarsat-2 of 12th, 14th & 15th June 2015. The resultant flood inundation information was immediately provided to the State & Central Governments and other concerned Ministries for information. More..

Monitoring of Phuktal River Blockade and Breach (Zanskar Region), Kargil District,Jammu & Kashmir
Updated on: May 08, 2015

phutkalA landslide has occurred blocking river Phuktal in Zanskar Valley, Kargil District of Jammu & Kashmir. NRSC has acquired high resolution Cartosat satellite data (1 m spatial resolution) of May 7, 2015 to monitor the Phuktal River Blockade and Breach. More..

Cartosat-1: Ten Years in Orbit
Posted on: May 4, 2015

Cartosat-1Cartosat-1 has successfully completed 10 years of life in the orbit. To commemorate this important event, a one day seminar is planned on May 5, 2015 to recapitulate the success story of Cartosat-1 and plan for the future missions. More

MOU Signed Between NRSC, ISRO and DoLR
Posted on: May 1, 2015

IWMP_MOUMOU was signed between Department of Land Resources and NRSC for developing the Bhuvan Geoportal – Srishti and the mobile application Drishti. The MOU was signed by Dr. Sandeep Dave, Joint Secretary, Department of Land Resources and Dr. V K Dadhwal, Director, NRSC on 29.4.2015 in presence of Shri Birender Singh, Hon’ble Minister of Rural Development, at Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi. More

Earthquake, Nepal
Updated on: April 29, 2015

International Charter Space and Major DisastersA massive 7.9 magnitude shallow focus earthquake hit Nepal on 25, April, 2015 at 11.48 AM (IST) followed by number of after shocks. The epicentre of this earthquake is approximately 80 km NW of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The earthquake also caused tremors in many parts of India. ISRO has programmed all the available Indian satellites to acquire data for the affected areas. International charter was also activated for acquiring foreign satellite data sets for the affected areas. Geological assessment of disaster and also damage assessment is being carried out for the affected area. The results of analysis is available in Bhuvan | Bhuvan Mapper to Mark the Damages | More

ISRO, Current Lead of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
Updated on: April 24, 2015

International Charter ISRO is the current Lead for International Charter "Space and Major Disasters“ and will be continued for a period of six months period until October 2015. The 33rd Executive Secretariat and Board meeting was held at Hyderabad, India from 14 to 17 April, 2015 wherein the representatives from ten countries participated. During the meeting, the representatives discussed the Charter Activities. More

Jammu & Kashmir Floods, April 2015
Updated on: April 04, 2015

ananthnagHeavy rains occurred in Jammu & Kashmir during last week of March, 2015. This has resulted in rise in the water levels of Jhelum river and inundation of several low lying areas in the Kashmir valley. More

Bhuvan-Bhujal (Ground Water Information System)
Updated on: March 19, 2015

phutkalShri A S Kiran Kumar, Secretary, Department of Space, Chairman, Space Commission and Chairman, ISRO has released the state-of-the-art ground water prospects maps on March 10, 2015 (1:50,000 scale) prepared by NRSC/ISRO in collaboration with State Remote Sensing Centres & other Institutions on the behest of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation based on Indian Remote Sensing Satellite data for the past one and half decade through Bhuvan-Bhujal portal at NRSC on 10th march 2015. Presently ground water prospects information is available for 22 states (including UTs) which facilitates in identification of prospective ground water zones. Bhuvan-Bhujal