SATTELITE COMMUNICATIONS ACTIVITIES AT THE CENTRE
One most important mandate of North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) is applications of Satellite Communication (SATCOM) technology to undertake developmental communication programmes in the North Eastern Region (NER) to assist education, health, social welfare and other development activities. The SATCOM application programs can addresses the dissemination of quality education- from primary to University level, provisioning of Medical and Health-care services, enabling of interactive connectivity among the rural farming communities , tele-communication support during disaster management etc. To cater this all this ISRO has a number of vibrant SATCOM applications programs like Telemedicine, Te-education, Village Resource Centre, Communication support in disaster management etc. NESAC is playing the key role in implementation & utilization of all above applications programs in all the eight state of NER in collaboration with other central/state government agencies, NGO’s etc.
The Ongoing SATCOM applications programs are as follows: