Remote Sensing and GIS lab at NHPC inaugurated
IMPHAL, Jan 14
A ‘Remote Sensing and GIS Laboratory’ was inaugurated via video conferencing at the corporate office of NHPC, India’s premier hydropower company by AK Singh, CMD, NHPC in presence of all the Directors and senior officers, today.
Speaking on the occasion, AK Singh said that NHPC has always been committed to the use of modern technologies and this laboratory also shows the corporation’s commitment towards environment and will enable NHPC to monitor and study the environment more effectively through satellite images, said a statement of PR, Loktak Power Station, NHPC Limited.
The Remote Sensing laboratory has been established by the Environment and Diversity Management Division of NHPC with the objective to continuously monitor the environment of all NHPC projects and also to carry out research and development works through this medium, it added.
Remote sensing is an advanced technique through which the earth’s surface and resources are studied by scientific method without any physical contact.