The Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) - is a constituent unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, Govt. of India. Since its establishment in 1966, IIRS is a key player for training and capacity building in geospatial technology and its applications through training, education and research in Southeast Asia. The training, education and capacity building programmes of the Institute are designed to meet the requirements of Professionals at working levels, fresh graduates, researchers, academia, and decision makers. IIRS is also one of the most sought after Institute for conducting specially designed courses for the officers from Central and State Government Ministries and stakeholder departments for the effective utilization of Earth Observation (EO) data. IIRS is also empaneled under Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India providing short term regular and special courses to international participants from ITEC member countries since 2001. The M.Tech. course in 'Remote Sensing & GIS', being offered by the institute in collaboration with the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).... Know More
Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
was established in 1969 as "Indian Society of Photo-interpretation" , with not for profit scientific society having the main objective of advancement and dissemination of remote sensing technology and education by conjunctive use of remote sensing with conventional methods in the fields of survey, planning and management of natural resources and environment by organising seminars/ symposia and by publishing journal, bulletins, proceedings, etc. From its modest beginning with 56 members, the Society has grown into a premier professional body with a membership of around 5900, including both individual and Institutional members. The Journal of the Society, JISRS, monthly publication, is the only journal in the country exclusively dealing with remote sensing technology and its applications.
The Society has been organising annual conventions and national symposia regularly since 1981, giving opportunities to .... Know More
The Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing publishes original research contributions in all the related fields of remote sensing and its applications. Scientific papers in the field of 1) remote Sensing of earth, oceans, atmosphere 2) data collection, analysis, interpretation and display 3) properties and characteristics of remote sensors and related instruments 4) digital data processing (hardware and software) 5) pure and applied research in agriculture, forestry, ecology, geology, geomorphology, hydrology, hazard monitoring, environmental studies, meteorology, oceanography, marine resources, resource inventory and surveys, integrated rural and urban planning, cartography and 6) economic surveys and cost/benefit analysis would be considered for publication. Official publication of the prestigious Indian Society of Remote Sensing, founded in 1969 Premier Indian journal in the field of remote sensing100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again.... Know More