India using satellites for road mapping

India using satellites for road mapping

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India: The country’s Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways Pon Radhakrishnani has revealed that the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has initiated steps for use of space technology for preparation of detailed project reports, monitoring of construction and road asset management. Moreover, NHAI proposes signing a memorandum of understanding with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) & North East Centre for Technology Application and Research (NECTAR) for use of space technology in these areas.

Source: BS