Realizing the potential of remote sensing techniques, the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, India took the lead in establishing the first state level Remote Sensing Applications Centre, U.P. at Lucknow. Remote Sensing Applications Centre, Uttar Pradesh was formally established by the Government of Uttar Pradesh as an autonmous organization in May, 1982, registered under the Societies. Registration Act, 1960, for the purpose of utilizing the newly developing technology of remote sensing in better management of the entire gamut of natural resources. The fundamental aim of establishing the Centre was to use the emerging technology of aerial and satellite remote sensing in conjunction with conventional methodologies in different natural resources management programmes. This Centre was also aimed to act as an interface between the high technology of remote sensing and the actual end user.







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  • RSAC-U.P has started 2 years M. Tech. programme in Remote Sensing and GIS in affiliation with GBTU, approved by AICTE,New Delhi.
  • Center steps into Integrated Watershed Management Program through a project funded by Department of Land Development and Water Resources, Govertment of U.P.
  • Geo-linked water quality sampling of all the drinking water sources and Hand pumps is going on in Gorakhpur district under State Water Sanitaion Mission (SWSM) project.
  • RSAC-UP is going to initiate a year long training programmes for Government Officials /Faculty members/Research scholars as per the tentative dates of calendar months.
  • Project on deciphering chronology of Paleohydrology in Ganga plain has been initiated in conjunction with Archaeological sites.
  • The Society of Earth Scientists celebrated its 5th Foundation Day on 17th April2013 at RSAC-UP. Prof. Sunil Bajpai , Director,Birbal Sahni Institute of Paleobotany, Lucknow delivered a guest lecture on this occasion.
  • World Bank sponsored project for Monitoring of Canal command system has been initiated by RSAC-UP.
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