Satellite technology to help NHAI monitor highway projects

NHAI will take up some pilot projects with both the organisations.

January 13, 2016 11:01 pm | Updated September 23, 2016 12:13 am IST - NEW DELHI:

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and North East Centre for Technology Application and Research (NECTAR) will provide help in monitoring and managing the National Highways.

The Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry on Wednesday announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) under ISRO and NECTAR “for use of spatial technology for monitoring and managing National Highways.”

Use of UAVs

The NRSC distributes remote sensing satellite data products in India and NECTAR of Department of Science and Technology uses unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) technology for acquiring aerial images for infrastructure planning.

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