Hyderabad: The Remote Sensing and GIS lab established by the Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) will now help students, researchers and faculty members to easily access satellite images of various agriculture projects.
The lab which has come up in collaboration with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) was recently inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Dr V Praveen Rao in the premises of Water Technology center on the campus.
The new facility will help students, research scholars and faculty in accessing satellite images with regard to mapping of performance of irrigation projects, estimation of cropped area, yield estimation, ground water study and information on pests and diseases.
Speaking at a seminar organised as part of the event Vice Chancellor advised the research scholars, faculty and young scientists of university to choose societal relevance problems for their research and try to solve them applying new technologies that will farmers at large.
NRSC deputy director Dr PVN Rao, Head Agriculture wing of NRSC Dr CS Murthy, Director of Research Dr Jagadeeshwar, Director Water Technology center Dr Umadevi also took part in the event.