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Monday, November 6th, 2017

India Maps 185 Districts Through Remote Sensing for Horticulture

India’s Union Ministry of Agriculture mapped 185 districts under a project using remote-sensing technology to identify areas best suited for seven different fruits and vegetables across the country. The first report, for eight states in the North...

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Indian Government Strikes Drone Deals with United States, Israel

The Indian government recently cleared a deal with the United States to purchase 22 MQ-9 Guardian surveillance drones. This deal, initiated last year and officially cleared in June 2017, is worth an estimated $2 billion. The Indian...

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Antrix Provides ISRO Space Products for Social Relevance

Antrix Corporation Ltd. (ACL), the commercial and marketing arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is engaged in providing space products and services to international customers worldwide. Antrix solutions range from the supply of hardware and...

Monday, June 5th, 2017

ISRO Successfully Launches GSAT-19

On June 5, 2017, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) GSLV-Mk III rocket successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, carrying the 3,136-kilogram GSAT-19 satellite to a geosynchronous transfer orbit. With a mission life of 10...

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Nighttime Images Show India’s Growth

NASA recently released new global nighttime images of the Earth, including a detailed view of India and its surroundings that show how patterns of human settlement changed across the country between 2012 and 2016. Satellite images of...

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Indian Geospatial Industry to be $20 Billion Market by 2025

The $4 billion geospatial industry in India is expected to become a $20 billion market by 2025, growing at a cumulative annual rate of 12-15 percent. According to M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing...

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Satellites Observe India Desertification at Alarming Rate

A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly 30 percent of India’s agricultural land is turning into desert, and the rate of soil degradation is increasing at an alarming rate. The report by the Indian Space...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Indian Government Embarks on Mineral Mapping

The government of India will undergo a detailed mapping effort of all the mineral resources in the country. The country is known as a mineral-rich area with 28 varieties of minerals that include precious stones.  The minerals...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Seeing the Impact of Electricity in India

A new web map allows for an interactive view of the impact of electricity in India. The spread of electricity in India has been an ongoing objective for more than 20 years, however, there are still more...

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Hyderabad Integrates Master Plans In GIS Format

Progress on a unified master plan for the Hyderabad Metropolitan Region is underway with plans for completion by mid-December. The unified plan will bring together five different master plans and zoning regulations. The unified master plan is being...

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