Integration of BSF with BISAG at Bhuj in Gujarat

Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh launched the integration of Border Security Force (BSF) with Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo Informatics (BISAG) project of Gujarat Government at BSF Camp in Bhuj, Gujarat, in order to provide for devoted, encrypted channel for the Para Military Forces.

BISAG a State level nodal agency of Gujarat will assist the usage of spatial and geo-spatial technologies for planning and developmental activities to agriculture, land and water resource management, wasteland/watershed development, forestry, disaster management, infrastructure and education. The Institute was opened in April 1997 and was formerly known as Remote Sensing and Communication Centre (RESECO) but was later re-named after the great Indian Mathematician of the 12th century, Bhaskaracharya, in December 2003.

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