Ministry of Railways and ISRO signed MoU for Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies

  • Indian Railways will join hands with ISRO regarding Effective Use of Space Technology in Remote Sensing and Graphic Information System (GIS) based Governance Application for Indian Railways.
  • The MoU was signed by Shobhan Chaudhuri, Railway Board Executive Director (Telecom Development), on behalf of Railways and Dr. P.G. Diwakar, Deputy Director, on behalf of ISRO.
  • The MoU was signed in the context of Railway Minister’s special mention in his Budget Announcement regarding geospatial and enhanced use of Space technology in various sectors of governance.
  • The MoU aims for developing applications in the field of Remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) for remote sensing at unmanned railway crossing including ,all geospatial solutions and customized software solutions for providing reliable, efficient & optimal solutions to Railways in it various areas of operation thereby benefiting the rail user.

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