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Remote Sensing and GIS Lab in Hyderabad inaugurated by Mining Major, NMDC

Recently, NMDC inaugurated the “Remote Sensing & GIS Lab” at Hyderabad on 02 May 2018. NMDC and NRSC (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India joined hands through a MoU to Promote Space Applications in exploration and other mining activities for “Satellite Based Geological Mapping and Multidisciplinary Exploration of Iron, Diamond and other mineral deposits”. It is a major step forward towards “Digital India” as Space Technology provides real – time data for generation of digital maps.

The Remote Sensing and GIS Lab has two Licences, “ERDAS” and “ARC-GIS” software along with high end “Workstations”. NMDC will utilize the facility for exploration and would fully go “DIGITAL” in the areas of exploration.

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Pilgrim trails: Old Chardham routes to be mapped

DEHRADUN: Ever wondered how pilgrims negotiated their way to the Chardhams – the famed religious circuit comprising four Hindu shrines – through the treacherous Himalayan terrain when there were no roads? The historic trails are now being mapped by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), a non-profit organisation that works for conservation of cultural heritage.

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