Objectives Of HARSAC

  • To undertake, promote, guide, coordinate and aid research and development in the field of remote sensing
  • To provide consultancy services and arrange airborne survey facilities to user agencies on actual costs basis
  • To carry out surveys for monitoring and assessment of the entire gamut of natural resources sectors using remote sensing techniques
  • To carry out surveys changing land use patterns, environmental changes, irrigation systems, forest resources, and crop disease surveillance
  • To develop efficient data acquisition and retrieval system and to act as repository of various natural resources data
  • To act as a nodal organization in the State advising the user agencies and disseminate the remote sensing technology at operational levels
  • To provide research and development support to the teaching and research organizations of the State in specified areas of remote sensing technology
  • To carry out field investigations connected with the activities of remote sensing
  • To organize training facilities, lecture, seminars and symposia for advanced study and research in remote sensing technology and its applications
  • To cooperate and collaborate with other national and international organizations in the field of remote sensing and allied disciplines
  • To periodically publish the results of remote sensing investigations carried out by the HARSAC
  • To act as a Nodal Agency for GIS activities in the State, advising the user agencies and disseminate the GIS technology at operational level