Utilization of (PRSS-1) forum arranged by SUPARCO
Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) in collaboration with Planning Commission of Pakistan arranged a seminar entitled as “Utilization of Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) data for socio-economic development.”
Minister for Planning, Development, and Statistics Division Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar accentuate that efficient utilization of space sciences and technologies could play a significant role in socio-economic development of the country.
Geospatial technologies and satellite imagery engaged for real-time monitoring and mapping of development projects which endow with constant update and assist in better planning and implementation moreover make secure transparency in the projects.
Satellite technology should be used for assessment of crop sizes, water flows, extraction of minerals and other natural resources as well as in better management of forestry and infrastructure projects accruing socio-economic reimbursement.
A pilot project launched for efficient monitoring and evaluation of various development projects and schemes for efficient implementation and better decision making by the ministry.
The nation’s national space agency SUPARCO needs to be endorsed for the work and contribution as it uplift the country to accomplish frequent goals of national development.
At the end of convention minister for planning Khusro Bakhtyar hoped that the commission would persist to enlarge and commence new technologies which would further make a payment to the intensification of national economy for betterment of the people.