Dehradun (dipr)–The 9th meeting of the Governing Body of Uttarakhand Space Application Center was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Mr. Utpal Kumar Singh at Secretariat meeting hall on Tuesday. In which, the USAC Diector Dr. M. P. S. Bisht presented the USAC progress details and financial details for the year 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18.
During the presentation, the works being done by USAC were highlighted in detail Director Dr. Bisht. Chief Secretary expected from the members of the USAC to coordinate with the respective departments to utilize the research done by USAC so that the objectives of the research could be brought to the concerned. USAC assured to design and develop a model in 45 days for control on mining on Song. He informed that on the directives of the Chief Minister, for the water conservation, the basic survey and identification of multipurpose ponds in Ramganga in Garsain, Sayunsi in Purivi Nyar, Khairsain and Paithani has been undertaken. He informed that USAC has prepared programmes for School Mapping, Cave Circuit in the tourism sector, Mapping in the area of panchayat, assembly area mapping programme, wetland mapping, GO Morphology mapping, book publication, management programme in development block and district level training and skill development and the beneficiaries are receiving the benefits.
On this occasion, Secretary IT R.K.Sudhanshu, in-charge Secretary Planning BS Manral, Additional Secretary BC Tiwari, Director General UCAST Director General Dr Rajendra Dobhal, Prof. P. K. Champati Ray of IIRS, Director Wadia Institute Dr. Mira Tiwari etc. were present.