The 18th meeting of the NESAC Governing Council (GC) was held on 4th Dec, 2023 under the chairmanship of Shri S Somanath, Secretary, Department of Space (DOS) & Chairman, NESAC GC on virtual mode. The meeting was attended by the Secretaries of Science & Technology from NE states, Additional Secretary (Personnel), DOS, Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, DOS, Scientific Secretary, ISRO, Directors of Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad and National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad, Director, IIT Guwahati, Vice Chancellor, NEHU in addition to the senior officials from ISRO/DOS and other central government organizations in NER.
Members of the GC approved the minutes of the 17th Meeting of the NESAC GC held on 5th May, 2023 and reviewed the status of action identified during the 17th GC meeting.
The Governing Council reviewed the different technical activities of the centre and appreciated the significant contributions of NESAC in providing space-based supports for developmental planning in NER. GC provided the necessary direction and guideline to NESAC for timely execution of the projects and other activities of the centre.
The Governing Council also approved the Annual Report for FY 2022-23 along with audited annual accounts and budget for 2022-2023.