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March 28th, 2022
ISRO, IUST, 4 institutes sign MoU to study Himalayan Ecosystem

With a long-standing interest in the use of Science and Technology for effective monitoring and assessment of mountain ecosystems and services in the North Western Himalaya, the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Indian Institute of Technology (IIR), Roorkee, National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Jammu University, and National Institute of Technology (NIT), Hamipur signed MoUs under Earth Observation Application Mission (EOAM) of ISRO for funding hydrological studies in glaciated and non-glaciated watersheds of North-West Himalaya in the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The Memorandum of Understanding establishes the roles and duties of the collaborating agencies in achieving the goals and objectives of the national project “Monitoring and Assessment of Mountain Ecosystems and Services in the North-West Himalaya (Phase-II).” Read More at Brighter Kashmir