The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will set up a research centre in Guwahati, Assam for start ups, academicians, environmentalists and entrepreneurs.
ISRO would set up the exclusive research facility in Assam to explore the possibility of using geospatial technology, which include data generated through global positioning system (GPS), geographical information systems (GIS) and satellite remote sensing for expediting the development of Assam.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- The Current chairman of ISRO is A. S. Kiran Kumar.
- ISRO was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
- Jagdish Mukhi is the Present Governor of Assam.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)