Chandigarh: Hisar-based Haryana Space Application Centre (HASRSAC) is developing Haryana Spatial Data Infrastructure (HSDI) to provide satellite data and thematic maps to user departments for planning and monitoring various programmes and schemes.

A spokesman of the Haryana Science and Technology Department said with this, user departments will be able to access all available information from HARSAC resources.

He said the project is being supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India with a grant of Rs 2.03 crore.

He said the Haryana Space Applications Centre has been doing various projects like ground water prospects mapping for Haryana, space-based information system for decentralised
planning, demarcation of unauthorised colonies, mapping and management of water-logging in central Haryana.

He said the two Centres of Excellence are being set up in the state which include DNA testing and diagnostics facility for research and application in Haryana at Centre for Plant  Biotechnology (CPB), Hisar at a cost of Rs 2.34 crore and Renewable Energy Test centre at Deen Bandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology (DCRUST), Murthal at a cost of Rs one crore.


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