Objective

To undertake, promote, guide, coordinate and aid research and development in the field of remote sensing and satellite communications.

To carry out surveys for monitoring and assessment of the entire gamut of natural resources sectors using space technology.

To carry out spatial temporal surveys to monitor changing land use patterns, environmental changes, irrigation systems, forest resource and crop disease surveillance using space technology.

To develop efficient data acquisition and retrieval system and to act as repository of various natural resources data of the state.

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 space technology and to carry out research for translation of field and laboratory based data in to spatial scale.

To organize training, lectures, seminars and symposia for advanced study and Research in space technology and its applications.

To cooperate and collaborate with other national and overseas institutions for research in space technology and its applications.

To periodically publish the results of remote sensing and GIS based investigation carried out by the centre.