Based on the report of the evaluation mission, UNOOSA notified India as being the host country for the establishment of the "Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific" (CSSTEAP). The Centre was established in India on November 1, 1995 under an agreement initially signed by 10 member countries of the region. The Centre is hosted by the Government of India with the Department of Space (DOS), as the nodal agency.
During the recent CEO’s Forum on Space Technology Applications for National Development in Sri Lanka, India’s National Remote Sensing Centre Deputy Director Dr. P.G. Diwakar highlighted the important impact that satellite technologies have in various sectors of development in India.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will jointly build and launch an all-weather satellite to support disaster and risk management, understanding movement of tectonic plates to
In a combined action to provide decision making tools, the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Forest Department of Himachal Pradesh, a north Indian state, have developed a new portal that brings all the spatial
On July 25, 2013 the Indian meteorological satellite INSAT-3D was successfully launched, equipped with search and rescue payload that will facilitate speedy search and rescue operations to India and surrounding regions.
From 22 to 26 July 2013, UN-SPIDER jointly with CSSTEAP (Centre for Space Science Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific), IWMI (International Water Management Institute) and UNESCAP organized an international training programme on flood risk mapping, modeling, and assessment using space technology. The training took place on the CSSTEAP premises in Dehradun, India.
From 22 to 26 July 2013, UN-SPIDER jointly with CSSTEAP, IWMI and UNESCAP organized an international training programme on flood risk mapping, modeling, and assessment using space technology.