Satellite imaging to root out encroachments in Pakistan

Satellite imaging to root out encroachments in Pakistan

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Islamabad: Digitalisation and satellite imaging of Islamabad will help eradicate encroachments in the city and also facilitate future planning by using latest technology and techniques according to Amer Ali Ahmed, Capital Development Authority (CDA) Member (Administration). CDA will ink a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) regarding satellite imaging to root out encroachments from Islamabad by using overlay imaging technique.

To wipe out the encroachments from the city CDA will utilise latest satellite imaging techniques available to eradicate the encroachments from the city. According to details this satellite imaging would be taken in four different phases. As a first step, SUPARCO would provide the data of satellite images of last five years, which is available with SUPARCO and by using overlay imaging technique CDA would be able to identify the encroachments during occurred during last five years.

Source: The news