North Eastern Space Applications Centre





The Department of Space has launched a programme to set up Village Resource Centres (VRCs) in partnership with concerned state, central agencies and NGOs to provide space-based services to the rural areas of the country. The main components of VRC services to the rural areas will be - Tele-education, Telemedicine, Land & Water Resources Advisories, Interactive Farmers’ Advisory Services / Tele-agriculture, e-Governance services, and Weather Information.

ISRO-ABITA GKUP VRC network installation completed at 12 VRC clusters in Assam with Expert Nodes at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat and ABITA (Assam Branch of Indian Tea Association) Gramin Krishi Unnayan Prakalpa at Guwahati. ISRO-NASTEC VRC Network has been approved for installation at 5 Village Councils in Kohima and Phek districts of Nagaland. Similarly 8 VRCs are planned in Tripura.

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