Bhopal, India: Madhya Pradesh State Government in India is considering using remote sensing technology to prepare a resource atlas of the state in the next five-year, said Alok Shrivastava, Principal Secretary, Science and Technological Department at a national symposium of Geo Spatial Kumbh Mela at MP Council for Science and Technology (MPCOST) centre.
The symposium was held on the theme empowering rural India through space technology. The inaugural session of the symposium had Science and Technology Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya as the chief guest who said that only with the development of villages and farmers can actual development goals be fulfilled.
National Planning Committee’s executive chairman and MP Council of Science and Technology Director General Prof Pramod K Verma said that ideas emerging from the national symposium would be used for formulating the roadmap for development of the state. He added that the participating experts and scholars at the symposium would help pave the way for national development.
Director Special Application Centre (SAC) Ahmedabad, Padmashri Dr RR Navalgund said that in past years space technology has developed exponentially. He added that space technology can be pivotal in Jhabua’s development.
Source: Times of India