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J&K Govt keen to exploit geospatial tech

Jammu, India: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said, “Geospatial applications and remote sensing are useful tools to give new dimension to the plan formulation and monitoring of works across the State.” He directed concerning officials to identify areas where the State could utilise this service to give necessary fillip to the government endeavours for equitable development of all regions and sub-regions in the State.

Taking brief on the usefulness and utility of geospatial applications at a presentation meeting in Jammu, the Chief Minister said that the services of Mission Geospatial Applications (MGA) could help the State to collect necessary data for various public service delivery sectors and strengthen the monitoring mechanism of checking and analysing development schemes.

MGA is an agency under Science and Technology Ministry, Government of India.

Source: RisingKashmir