127 projects have been taken up by ISRO, which emerged out of National Meet deliberations organized at New Delhi in September 2015. These projects are being executed in association with various Central Ministries/ Departments in the areas of Natural Resources Management, Planning, Monitoring & Decision Making and Disaster Risk Reduction. Considerable progress has been achieved in these projects in terms of technique development, development of web/ mobile applications and decision support systems for enabling efficient governance and development.
158 project proposals across 58 Central Ministries/Departments were deliberated during the National Meet for enhanced utilisation of Space Technology in Governance and Development. Out of these, 127 proposals, formulated as projects, have made considerable progress. 31 proposals are under different stages of discussions.
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.