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Space Applications Centre (SAC) is one of the major centres of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). SAC focuses on the design of space-borne instruments for ISRO missions and development and operationalisation of applications of space technology for societal benefits. The applications cover communication, broadcasting, navigation, disaster monitoring, meteorology, oceanography, environment monitoring and natural resources survey.
A Five-day training on "Calibration and Validation of Satellites sensors and derived products” under TREES,13 participants from 3 institutes were participated.
सैक,अहमदाबाद में दिनांक 25/10/2018 को सहायक, वरि.सहायक, क.वै.सहा., एवं लिपिक वर्ग के कर्मचारियों के लिए राजभाषा कार्यशाला आयोजित की गई।
On last day of WSW celebration, model making, Coloring & Drawing competitions conducted. About 450 students participated with enthusiasm and excitement.
A competition of presentation on “Space Unites the World” organized. The students have taken part with enthusiasm. A K Lal & D K Singh were invited as judges.
On fifth day of WSW celebration, “Quiz Competition” was conducted. About 70 students from various schools have participated in the event.
Oral quiz competition,treasure hunt based quiz,lecture by Shir Anurag Verma,Colouring competition and a face to face meet with Scientists conducted.
On third day of WSW celebration, a lecture on “Human Presence in Space” by Shri D K Singh, drawing competition and a face to face meet with Scientists arranged
अंतरिक्ष उपयोग केंद्र, अहमदाबाद में हिंदी माह-2018 के दौरान कर्मचारियों एवं उनके परिवार के सदस्यों के लिए विभिन्न प्रतियोगिताएँ आयोजित की गई।
On second day of WSW, blind school & Govt. schools invited to VSSE. Colouring competition conducted and a talk by Dr. Abhijit Chakraborty, Prof., PRL arranged.
Director-SAC, inaugurated the WSW celebration event. Elocution competition and a lecture by Dr. Anil Bhardwaj, Director-PRL, was arranged for SAC fraternity.
IISF-18 is a science fest which highlights science & its contributions to the betterment of mankind. Highlight of activities conducted by VSSE-SAC is attached.
अंतरिक्ष उपयोग केंद्र, अहमदाबाद में दिनांक 28/09/2018 को हिंदी माह 2018 पुरस्कार एवं प्रमाणपत्र वितरण समारोह आयोजित किया गया।
A Five-day training programme was conducted on “SAR Data Processing and Analysis for Land Applications with Special Emphasis on L & S Bands” Under TREES program
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE) is celebrating the World Space Week - 2018 from 4th to 10th October with a host of lectures/events. All are invited.
Multi-date SAR provided information of flood over Kerala State. Model simulations of inundation performed to track flood progression between two satellite pass.
31/08/2018 को हिंदी माह उद्घाटन समारोह आयोजित किया गया।
A Five-day training was conducted on “Hyperspectral Science and Applications” Under TREES . The programme was attended by 20 participants from 14 institutes.
सैक/डेकू के वैज्ञानिक अधिकारी, तकनीकी अधिकारी, सामाजिक अनुसंधान अधिकारी,प्रोड्यूसर एवं नवनियुक्त वैज्ञानिक/अभियंता एससी के लिए राजभाषा कार्याशाला आयोजित की गई।
डेकू को अहमदाबाद में स्थित केंद्रीय कार्यालयों(100 से कम कर्मचारी संख्या)की श्रेणी में वर्ष 2017-18 के दौरान सर्वश्रेष्ठ राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन हेतु प्रथम पुरस्कार
सैक को वर्ष 2017-18 के दौरान उत्कृष्ट राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन के लिए नराकास, अहमदाबाद की ओर से 16 अगस्त,2018 को आयोजित बैठक में प्रथम पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया।
SAC celebrates 72nd Independence Day, Shri. D K Das - Director SAC Hoist the National Flag and presides the function on August 15, 2018
GSAT-7A Payload Flagged Off by Director, SAC Shri. D K Das from New Bopal Campus - SAC on August 13, 2018.
A Five-day training programme was conducted on “SAR Data Processing and Analysis for Land Applications with Special Emphasis on L & S Bands”.
26 जुलाई 2018 को अंतरिक्ष उपयोग केंद्र में हिंदी तकनीकी संगोष्ठी का आयोजन किया गया जिसमें पीपीटी एवं पोस्टर माध्यम से 68 लेख प्रस्तुत किए गए।
Dust devil are whirlwinds spirally rising into the atmosphere due to solar warming of ground. Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) captured five dust devils in single frame of MCC on 7 November 2016 (Southern Summer Season) with spatial resolution of ~25 m. Altitude of these dust devil vary from ~0.5 to 1.9 km.
GHRC & OCT Payloads for GSAT-29 Flagged Off by Director, SAC Shri. Tapan Misra on July 19, 2018.
Tree Plantation at SAC Main Campus on July 19, 2018 by newly joined employees
Talk on 'Fourth wave of Management and Leadership' by Swami Nikhileswarananda is organised on July 12, 2018 at Vikram Hall (Lecture Hall) under SAC Lecture Series.
Hon.Union Minister of State Shri. Mansukh L. Mandaviya Visited the SAC on July 09, 2018. He Interacted with Director SAC,Shri. Tapan Misra & other Scientists,Also visited various laboratories of SAC.
Two-day Workshop on Future Prospects of Space Technology in Applications of Forest and Environment was organised during 27–28 June, 2018 at SAC.
A one month training was conducted for Mechanical and Electronics ITI Students in SAC from June 01-29, 2018.
Celebration of International Day of Yoga at SAC on June 21, 2018.
Live broadcast of 41st CME Program on "SCIENCE BEHIND YOUR SMILE" By Dr. Arvind Agarwal, M.D.S (Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery) from DECU Studio in ISRO TM Network
Young Astronomer Talent Search (YATS) Team visited SAC on June 11-12, 2018 and Director, SAC Shri Tapan Misra interacted with them.
Inaguration event of In-plant training of ITI Mechanical and Electronics students under MoU with DET, Gandhinagar, Govt. of Gujarat on June 01, 2018.
TREES Computer Laboratory was Inaugurated by Director SAC at Room Number 6226. It is capacity expansion of Research Students from 20 to 40 at ERTD/VRG/EPSA.
Inauguration of Gym at SAC Bopal Guest House by Director SAC Sri. Tapan Misra on May 28, 2018.
Director SAC has inaugurated the multi-spectral Microwave Radiometer at SAC Bopal Campus on May 24, 2018
नवनियुक्त तकनीशियन-बी के लिए राजभाषा कार्याशाला का दिनांक 23/05/2018 को आयोजन किया गया।
Under SAMUDRA TDP R&D project, new state-of-art multi-purpose compact and low-cost GNSS drifters have been developed at SAC to measure Rip Currents.
A Ten-day training was conducted under TREES on “ Satellite based Hydrology and modeling ”. The program was attended by 30 participants from 15 institutes.
पन्नाबेन मोमाया अति.डीसीपी का व्याख्यान “संविदा आधार पर कार्यरत महिलाओं के सुरक्षा संबंधी पहलू”- “Safety Aspects of Women Working on Contract Basis” 18/05/2018
National Technology Day - 2018 was celebrated at VSSE-SAC.The event was inaugurated by Director, SAC.During the day, several events were organized.
Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt.Ltd, Bangalore received the National Award for R & D. This prestigious award was presented by the president of India. R & D supported by SAC-ISRO scientists.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition - SAC, Celebrates National Technology Day, Director SAC Shri.Tapan Misra Inaugurated the Celebration on May 16,2018.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition conducted a two day exhibition at Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan. Over 3000 students learned about India’s space program.
GSAT-29 Q/V Payload Flagged Off by Director, SAC Shri. Tapan Misra on May 09,2018 from New Bopal Campus - SAC.
A Four-day training programme was conducted under TREES on “Remote Sensing & Geo-Informatics – Basics”. Programme attended by 9 participants from 8 institutes.
Indigenous Crystal filters developed by M/s. Andhra Electronic declared Space qualified. Qualification report and certificate are released by Director,SAC.
SAC/ISRO and CII-Indian Green Building Council signed MoU for Green Building projects.
SAC/ISRO and Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Bengaluru signed ToT agreement for Distress Alert Transmitter.
MoU signed between SAC/ISRO and Orissa Agriculture and Technology University, Bhubaneshwar.
MoU signed with CEPT University, Ahmedabad for Academic Research Collaboration.
Agreement signed with M/s. KELTRON for Technology Transfer of Distress Alert Transmitter.
Celebration of 127th Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. B R Ambedkar at SAC on 18/04/2018 in presence of Director-SAC & Chief Guest Shri Uday Singh
Technical Standards, Guideline & Hand Book Documents Released by Director, SAC Shri. Tapan Misra on April 17,2018 at SAC.
Inaugural function of ISRO Induction Training Programme (IITP-30: April 16-May7, 2018) organised at Yashpal Auditorium on April 16, 2018.
Director, SAC Shri. Tapan Misra Flagged off GSAT-29 Payload (Ku & Ka Band) on April 09, 2018 From AIT building, Bopal Campus.
Director, SAC Shri. Tapan Misra flagged off Imaging Infrared Spectrometer (IIRS) payload for Chandrayaan-II on April 9, 2018
Visualization of temporal NDVI at village level provides quick assessment of current season vegetation performance compared to previous years
Agreement signed between SAC/ISRO and M/s. Terraform Global India Pvt. Ltd. for supply of Solar Insolation Data from Indian GeoStationary Satellites from MOSDAC
ISRO/DOS has organised Smart India Hackathon-2018 (SIH-2018) Grand Finale Software Edition at Shri Shivanand Ashram on 30-31-2018
Inauguration of Physiotherapy Centre by Director SAC, Shri. Tapan Misra at Vikramnagar Colony on April 02,2018.
• A Nine-days training programme was conducted on “Desertification and Land Degradation: Monitoring, Vulnerability Assessment and Combating Plans”14-22 March-18
VSSE-SAC Mobile Exhibition was held at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology in Nagpur (Ma) from 23-25 Feb.,18. More than 6K visitors registered.
One year observations of Scatterometer data (2017) reveals various surface flooding characteristics in terms of water fraction and no. of days of flooding events over India
SAC participation in EMPRESARIO, Start-up Summit-2018 at Entrepreneurship Development of India, Ahmedabad on 11th March, 2018
Technology Transfer Agreement signed with VTL Electronics for NavIC Messaging Receiver on 15.03.2018
Technology Transfer Agreement signed with Stesalit Systems for NavIC Messaging Receiver on 15.03.2018
Technology Transfer Agreement signed with Rangsons Defence Solutions for NavIC Messaging Receiver on 15.03.2018
Technology Transfer Agreement signed with Ananth Technologies for NavIC Messaging Receiver on 15.03.2018
Blood donation camp was organized at SAC on March 14,2018. SAC/DECU/CISF & SBI members participated.
INS Team has used the concept of multi-fold reflective optics to design imagers of significantly reduced thickness compared with conventional refractive cameras
Dr. Sushil Kumar Singh and Kum. Lakshmipriya Prusty from SAC/ISRO, Ahmedabad have participated in 37th Indian Scientific Expeditions to Antarctica (ISEA).
International Women's Day 2018 Gilmpses at SAC on 8th March.
VSSE conducted exhibition at Nainagiri, Dist. Chattarpur of MP. Over 2.5K students and 100 teachers teaching in various schools in Chattarpur district visited.
An athlete who has run and won many marathons in the State, Srikant Yadav has set his eyes on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
VSSE organized mobile exhibition at GMRT, Pune on the occasion of National Science Day celebrations by GMRT. Over 21000 Students participated in the event.
International Women’s Day Celebration at SAC in the august presence of Director SAC, Shri. Tapan Misra on March 08,2018.
Shri. Tapan Misra, Director, SAC inaugurated AMUL REMOTE SENSING CENTRE, ANAND established for estimation of fodder crops in command areas of AMUL,Anand.
VSSE celebrated the National Science Day on Feb.28, in a unique way by inviting Wing Commd. Rakesh Sharma, the only Indian Astronaut, to interact with students
National Science Day was celebrated at SAC, in the August presence of Chief Guest Wing Commander Shri. Rakesh Sharma, Shri.Pallava Bagla and Shri.Tapan Misra.
Every year during winters northern Arabian Sea experiences outbreak of Noctiluca algal blooms. This bloom at times causes fish mortality on Oman coast.
A short course conducted during 21-22 Feb. 2018 on “Wetland Applications Remote Sensing and GIS”. Training programme attended by 7 participants from 3 inst.
HRDD organised a Refresher Training Programme on "Road Safety/Safe and Defensive Driving" on February 17, 2018 at SAC in association with WIAA, Ahmedabad
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ToT Agreement was signed between SAC and Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd. , Bengaluru for production and sales of NAVIC Messaging Receiver.
MoU signed between SAC and National Institute of Oceanography, Goa for field based oceanographic observations and applications.
MoU signed between SAC and Government of Uttarakhand for collaborative work in the area of Meteorology and Diaster Management.
3-Payloads (OHRC),(LPDC),&(LHDAC) for Chandrayaan-II, Flagged Off by Director,SAC Shri. Tapan Misra on February 14,2018.
ISRO exhibition in Raipur, Chhattisgarh at VICON School
A Five-days training programme was conducted on “Agricultural Applications using Space Based Observations”.Training attended by 20 participants from 13 inst.
Mass Pledge on Swachh Bharat Mission
ToT Agreement was signed between SAC and KELTRON Ltd. , Trivandrum for production and sales of NAVIC Messaging Receiver.
MoU was signed with The Northcap University, Gurugram for IRNSS navigation data collection and analysis.
MoU was signed between SAC and RRI for joint research on the cosmic microwave background developing space radiometers at MHz,GHz & THz frequencies.
MoU was signed between SAC and IIT - Kharagpur for IRNSS Navigation Receiver, Corner Reflector, Hydra Probe Installation and Experimentation.
कार्यालय में जनवरी 2018 के दौरान केंद्रीय सचिवालय हिंदी परिषद द्वारा प्रायोजित विविध प्रतियोगिताएं आयोजित की गईं जिनमें सैक/डेकू के कर्मचारियों ने भाग लिया।
Solar Induced Fluorescence (SIF) has been estimated by comparing the depth of the Oxygen absorption band at 762 nm from a non-fluorescent surface with that of the fluorescent vegetated surface. Two methods were used for SIF estimation over Bhitarkanika mangrove forest, Odisha involving bands at 752nm, 762nm, 772nm of AVIRIS-NG airborne hyperspectral data. Comparison of two methods showed a high correlation coefficient.
VSSE-SAC Mobile Exhibition was held at National Institute of Technology in Kurukshetra (HR) from 18th to 21st January, 2018. More than 6000 visitors registered.
Dr. K Sivan, Secretary - DOS & Chairman- ISRO, visited SAC on January 31,2018
69th Republic Day Celebrated at SAC, Shri. Tapan Misra Director-SAC Hoisted the National Flag on January 26,2018.
Stunningly Sharper First Day Images of Cartosat-2S.
NavIC Messaging receiver has been designed to provide positioning along with messaging.The receiver transmits raw data over Bluetooth link. An application running on the smart device like mobile phone or tablet having Bluetooth connectivity can decode and display the messages for users.
MoU was signed between SAC & ITI Limted, Bengaluru for providing technical assistance to develop IRNSS RS & SPS receiver.
MoU was signed bewteen SAC & C-DOT for development of Web/GIS information system using high resolution satellite data to monitor cellular mobile communication.
VSSE conducted exhibition at Botad on December 29-30, 2017 and Barvala (Dist: Botad) on January 1 & 2, 2018. About 15500 visitors visited exhibition.
Celebration for successful Payloads’ operations of Cartosat-2S, Microsat & INS-1C,at Prof. Yash Pal Auditorium, SAC on January 18,2018.
Director, SAC Shri Tapan Misra was the Guest of Honor and delivered Dr. Triguna Sen Memorial Lecture organized by NCC and Jadhavpur University Delhi Chapter.
SAC, Ahmedabad and IEEE GRSS announce 3days training workshop on "Soil Moisture and Agricultural Monitoring using Microwave Rem. Sensing" at SAC during Feb 7-9.
10 जनवरी, 2018 को विश्व हिंदी दिवस के उपलक्ष्य में अंतरिक्ष उपयोग केंद्र में "निबंध लेखन" और "वाद-विवाद" प्रतियोगिताएँ आयोजित की गईं।
Technology Transfer Agreement signed with M/S Astra Microwave Products Ltd. for Patterning on Cr-Cu-Au metallised Alumina Substrates by UV / LASER Lithography.
Technology Transfer Agreement signed with M/s Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for Two Channel Digital Monopulse Tracking Receiver for Earth stations.
Shri Devdutt Pattanaik delivered a talk on "Why a medical doctor calls himself mythologist?" under SAC Lecture Series on 09/01/2018 at Prof. Yash Pal Auditorium
Estimation of Carbon Sequestration of transplanted rice using ScatSat-1 Backscatter data over West Bengal
MICROSAT Payload Flagged Off by Shri.Tapan Misra,Director SAC on January 03,2018.
IAS Officer Trainees of 2017 batch visited SAC on 2nd Jan. 2018
MoU was signed between SAC and Dept. of Agriculture, Govt. of Bihar for technical co-operation on satellite based meteorological data and forecasting.
नराकास,अहमदाबाद के तत्वावधान में केंद्र सरकार के अहमदाबाद स्थित विविध कार्यालयों के सदस्यों के लिए 18.12.2017 को आशु काव्य लेखन प्रतियोगिता का आयोजन किया गया।
Tree Plantation tagging event for newly joined Female employees in SAC & DECU on 20/12/2017 opposite to Bldg. no. 51.
ISRO Award function on 18 December 2017 at Yash Pal Auditorium , SAC
An automated temporal village level NDVI profile using dynamic moving maximum AWiFS-NDVI composite image generation system is developed by CGDD/VRG/EPSA.
Cultural Event of IITP-29 held at New Auditorium on December 13, 2017. Click on "more" to view photos
Vikram Sarabhai, Nuclear India Jan 1972
IRNSS-1I Payload was Flagged Off by Shri. Tapan Misra, Director, SAC on 12/12/2017.
Chairman ISRO, Shri A S Kiran Kumar visited DOS ISRO Inter Centre Sports Meet (ICSM) - 2017
Shri. A S Kiran Kumar, Chairman ISRO and Shri. Rahul Pal (Son of Late Prof. Yashpal) graced the occasion along with other dignitaries.
Swachhta drive & Tree Plantation at Vastrapur DOS Housing Colony by Director SAC on December 05 & 06, 2017.
DOS - ISRO Inter Centre Sports Meet[ICSM]-2017 was Inaugurated by Director SAC Shri.Tapan Misra & Chief Guest Shri. Parthiv Patel Indian cricketer on 04-12-2017
दिनांक 24 नवम्बर,2017 को गुजरात के साबरकांठा जिले के तालुका ईडर के श्री के.एम.पटेल हाईस्कूल में “भारतीय अंतरिक्ष कार्यक्रम की झलकियाँ” का आयोजन किया गया।
CartoSat-2 Series (4th) Payload Flagged Off by Director, SAC Shri. Tapan Misra on November 25,2017. 8th Payload delivered from SAC in the Calendar year 2017.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE) celebrated 21st Nov. as the “ISRO-Rocket Day”, to commemorate the 54th anniversary.
A Patent has been granted to the patentee DOS/SAC-ISRO for an invention entitled “A METHOD OF TRACK STEERING FOR AZIMUTH COMPRESSION OF HIGH RESOLUTION AIRBORNE SAR”
GSAT-6A Communication Payload Flagged Off by Shri.Tapan Misra,Director SAC on November 18,2017.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition is going to celebrate 21st November as an “ISRO- Rocket Day” to commemorate 54th anniversary of launch of first sounding Rocket
ToT agreement signed between SAC,ISRO and M/s.Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore for Patterning on Cr-Cu-Au metallised Alumina Substrates
15/11/2017 को निदेशक, सैक श्री तपन मिश्रा के कर-कमलों से केंद्र की हिंदी गृह-पत्रिका 'अभिव्यक्ति' के 11वें अंक का विमोचन किया गया।
INS-1C Payload flagged off by Director SAC, on November 15,2017
निदेशक, सैक द्वारा 15-11-17 को वार्षिक हिंदी प्रोत्साहन योजना तथा हिंदी माह के दौरान लागू हिंदी प्रोत्साहन योजना के विजेताओं को प्रमाण पत्र वितरित किए गए।
सैक के वैज्ञानिक डॉ.बी.एस. मुंजाल द्वारा रचित कार्टून पुस्तिका "अंतरिक्ष की दुनिया में वार्तालाप" का दि. 15/11/17 को निदेशक, सैक के कर-कमलों से विमोचन किया गया।
Annual RESPOND Review was organized at SAC (ISRO), Ahmedabad during November 02-03, 2017. 30 Ongoing RESPOND Projects were reviewed.
Air quality monitoring over north India using satellite data and CPCB stations ( 27-10-2017 to 08-11-2017)
INTROMET-2017 Symposium was inaugurated on November 7, 2017 at the New Auditorium of Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad.
Early formation of this polynya(open water surrounded by sea ice) took place during November 2016 and September 2017 indicative of climatic changes. CSD/GHCAG
Annual Review of Space Technology Cell (STC) Projects was organized for the first time at SAC during October 30-31, 2017. 28 ongoing STC projects were reviewed.
A Five-day training programme on "SAR & Hyperspectral Data Analysis for Forest Applications" attended by 24 participants from 13 institutes / organisations.
VSSE participated in the Gujarat Scientific Literacy Festival – a Sci. & Tech. workshop cum exhibition for empowerment of weaker sections of the society-Valsad
Dual Band (L&S) SAR Payload for Chandrayaan-II,Orbiter, Flagged Off by Shri.Tapan Misra,Director SAC on October 24,2017.
To celebrate the DIWALI Festival various RANGOLI at different buildings of SAC.
A Nine-days training programme was conducted on Cryospheric Applications using Space Based Observations Training attended by 21 participants from 14 institutes.
Coloring & Drawing competitions conducted. About 120 students participated for each competition. 2200 visitors during the day and 2050 sky watchers registered.
WSW celebration, presentation on “Exploring New worlds” for college students was conducted. 22 students from various institutes have participated in the event.
“Quiz Competition for school students” was conducted. The students from various schools have participated in the event. About 2200 visitors are registered.
On fourth day of WSW celebration, “Workshop for school & college teachers was conducted. During the day water Rocket launching demonstration conducted.
On third day of WSW celebration at VSSE, a Crossword and Paper model making competition were conducted. About 875 visitors are registered during the day.
On second day of WSW, Space quiz and Colouring and Painting competition were conducted. About 900 visitors are registered during the day.
The inauguration function of WSW at VSSE was held on 4th Oct. at 09:30 AM. Director-SAC, Director-IPR and Controller-SAC have inaugurated the WSW celebration.
Workshop on GISAT-1 Mission discussed various aspects of Mission, Payload, Imaging Plan, Data Products, Retrieval, Applications and User Requirements
Detachment of ice mass of the size of approx. 282 Sq. Km. was observed on September 25, 2017 from PIG, Pine Island Glacier Ice, West Antarctica.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition has organised three days space exhibition at Bidhan Sishu Udyan Ultaganga, Kolkata (WB) during 20th to 22nd September-2017.
WSW is organising many events during Oct 4-10, 2107 for students. All are cordially invited. Entry Free
SAC team organised and participated in Expedition to Batal Glacier, Chandra valley, Lahaul & Spiti district, Himachal Pradesh during 28 Aug – 8 Sep 2017.
अंतरिक्ष उपयोग केंद्र में 04 सितंबर 2017 को संपन्न हिंदी माह उद्धाटन समारोह एवं सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रम की झलकियाँ
GSAT-11 HTS (High Throughput Satellite) payload was flagged off by Shri.Tapan Misra Director,SAC on Sept 06,2017
An attempt has been made for the first time to study and identify the rip currents using high resolution satellite imageries like CARTOSAT-1,2 etc.
Blood donation camp was organized at SAC on August 23,2017. Total 303 Units of blood was collected, SAC/DECU/CISF & SBI members participated.
GSAT-19 satellite has flown with two new technologies of Feed realization,3D Printing and hybrid CFRP technology for the first time on ISRO satellites.
RF test of dual reflector multiple beam antennas configuration of GSAT-11 in Compact Antenna Test Facility (CATF) at SAC.
HRDD organised a program for Housekeeping Staff on August 20, 2017 at Ahmedabad Management Association.
SAC Team Developed 3-Axis CNC Milling Machine under Technology Development Program.
71st Independence Day celebration at Space Applications Centre. Director, SAC, Shri. Tapan Misra unfurls the flag.
To create festive and patriotic mood during Independence Day Celebrations; some of SAC buildings, gates, compound walls were illuminated.Thanks to CMG.
डेकू को अहमदाबाद में स्थित केंद्रीय कार्यालयों(100 से कम कर्मचारी संख्या)की श्रेणी में वर्ष 2016-17 के दौरान सर्वश्रेष्ठ राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन हेतु प्रथम पुरस्कार
सैक को वर्ष 2016-17 के दौरान उत्कृष्ट राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन हेतु नगर राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति, अहमदाबाद की ओर से 08 अगस्त 2017 द्वितीय पुरस्कार प्रदान किया गया।
A Four-day training programme was conducted from August 08-11, 2017 on Satellite based Hydrology and modelling under TREES.(29 participants from 14 institutes)
Shri Shri Ravishankar ji visited SAC on August 10, 2017 and addressed the SAC/ISRO Family.
सैक में अभिकल्पित संसूचक द्वारा लिया गया प्रथम प्रतिबिम्ब Image Captured by First SAC designed Detector [1000 x 66 pixels]. Designed at SEDA/SAC, Fab @ SCL
Persistent flood situation has been observed over Gujarat and neighboring regions during 22-26 July 2017 from SCATSAT-1 observations
First report of wheat blast disease in India as detected by Indian Remote Sensing satellite (RS-2 AWiFS data)
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition - Shri Dipak Pandya Awarded the Dr.C.V.Raman Award by Raman Science & Technology Foundation on July 15, 2017 Pilavai(Mehsana)
VSSE conducted exhibition at U P Arts, Smt. M G Panchal Science & Shri V L Shah Commerce College, Pilvai, Dist: Mehsana on 15th & 16th July. About 12,000 students & general public visited the exhibition.
Eminent ISRO Scientist and Former Chairman, Space Commission, Prof. U R Rao
Sorrowful demise of Dr. KN Shankara, Former Director, SAC
Sad demise of Prof. Yash Pal, Former Director, SAC
केंद्र में 07 जुलाई 2017 को हिंदी तकनीकी संगोष्ठी का आयोजन किया गया। संगोष्ठी में 41 तकनीकी लेख और 9 राजभाषा संबंधी लेख प्रस्तुत किए गए।
AVIRIS-NG Science Meet held at SAC (ISRO) Ahmedabad during 12-14 July 2017.
SCATSAT-1, Jason-3 altimeter and Sentinel-1A SAR data were used for detection of surface flood over India.
Current status of flood in Brahmaputra and Ganga Rivers from Satellite inputs and modeling
Rift propagation and ice calving of Larsen C Ice Shelf. Calving of ice took place between July 10th and 12th. AMHTDG Team was closely monitoring the event.
Celebration of success of CARTOSAT-2S, GSAT-17 and GSAT-19 at New Auditorium, SAC
Space Applications Centre,ISRO ,Ahmedabad participated in Ministry of Textile Expo organised at Gandhinagar, GUJARAT
Two-days workshop on Emerging Applications of Space Technology in Agriculture and Allied Sectors was organized by SAC (ISRO) Ahmedabad during 28-29 June 2017.
SAC Team at SHAR,PSLV-C38 CartoSat-2S Launch on June 23,2017.
Mobile Exhibition was held at Sonopant Dandekar College in Palghar on 20-21June, 2017. The exhibition was attended by over 20,000 Visitors.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition’s Mobile Exhibition at Kopargaon near Shirdi. The exhibition was attended by over 12,000 visitors.
Celebration of International Yoga Day at SAC on June 21,2017.
Director SAC,Interaction Session With New Joinees Scientist/Engineer
GSLV Mk III-D1/GSAT-19 launched on June 05, 2017 : SAC Team led by Shri. Tapan Misra, Director,SAC
Yoga Workshop Inauguration on 19 June 2017
A Four-day training programme was conducted on “Remote Sensing & Geo-Informatics – Basics” with Special Emphasis on Marine Applications. 13-16 June, 2017
Intromet-2017 : The International Tropical Meteorology Symposium - 2017 is to be jointly organized by IMSA and SAC from November 7-10, 2017 at SAC, Ahmedabad.
Live broadcast of 29th CME Program on "Common Skin Conditions" By Dr. Nayan Patel, MD (Dermatology)from DECU studio on ISRO TM Network
A forest fire broke in the Trikuta Hills (Reasi District, Jammu & Kashmir), Near Vaishno Devi, Katra which is captured by fire product from INSAT-3D & 3DR.
25 मई 2017 को केंद्र के प्रशासनिक क्षेत्र के अधिकारियों के लिए राजभाषा कार्यशाला आयोजित की गई। श्री पीयूष वर्मा, नियंत्रक, सैक ने उद्घाटन सत्र की अध्यक्षता की
SPACE SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS CELEBERATES TECHNOLOGY DAY ON MAY 19, 2017 AND ORGANIZES TECHNICAL LECTURE OF SHRI A C MATHUR, EX. GD, ASMG
National Technology Day was celebrated at Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, SAC on 17th May.The event was inaugurated by Director-SAC.2182 persons visited.
As a part of requirement from Dept. of Food & Public Distribution, GoI, two cooperative sugar factories of Bharuch have been selected for pilot project.
National Technology Day Celebration @ Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition, 17-May-2017
VSSE conducted exhibition at Medi Caps University Indore (MP) on 21st & 22nd April. About 7000 students & general public visited the exhibition.
“Remote Sensing & Geo-Informatics – Basics” Traininjg was conducted from 25 – 28 April, 2017 under Training and Research in Earth Eco-system (TREES) Pregramme.
Meeting was conducted at Vikram hall Space Applications Centre on 2nd May, 2017.
VSSE conducted exhibition at JIT Borawan Dist: Khargone (MP) on 18th -19th April. About 10000 students & general public visited the exhibition.
Vikaram Sarabhai Space Exhibition conducted one day exhibition at Shree Vageeshwaree Vidhya Mandir Mundwa,Nagaur-Raj.on 9th April. Over 7000 students visited.
VSSE conducted exhibition at Ratlam. 3000 students & general public visited the exhibition. A special session of BHUVAN was held for Govt. officials.
This android app is developed for computation of solar energy potential using Indian Geostationary satellite data.
Two years (2014-15) of poor rainfall had led to decrease in water levels of many reservoirs in 2016. In the current year situation has improved significantly.
Forest fire broke in Mt. Abu on 14th April, 2017 which is well detected by fire product of INSAT-3DR.
Smart India Hackathon 2017 was organised for ISRO-DOS at Gujarat University Convention Hall, Ahmedabad on 1st and 2nd April 2017. The event was a grand success.
Dust storms occurred in Arabian peninsula and in Iran/Pakistan region during 4th to 6th April 2017 lead to a sudden increase in aerosol concentration in India.
Analysis of Scatsat-1 data shows that during 1st week of March 2017 the sea ice was at record minimum ( 2.11 Million hectares).
Ice Velocity of Gangotri Glacier using MRS and LISS III data. CSD/GHCAG/EPSA
Surface dynamics based on ice velocity of floating parts around Polar Glacier Ice tongue, East Antarctica was observed using RISAT-1 MRS and high resolution Resourcesat LISS-4 data
SAC takes pride in sending two of its women scientists, Ms. Kiral Ghodadra and Ms. Purvee Joshi, to participate in this expedition.
36-hour Grand Finale scheduled to be held on April 1 & 2, 2017.
VSSE mobile exhibition was held at NIT-MANIPUR -IMPHAL, from 23rd to 25th March, 2017.About 7000 visitors from schools & colleges have visited the exhibition.
RESPOND @ SAC organized Interest Exploration Meetings with academia of Jharkhand and Odisha states, during March, 23-25, 2017.
A Two-day training programme was conducted on “Chandrayaan-1 TMC and HySI data analysis”. The training programme was attended by 21 Trainees from 18 institutes.
A Two-day training programme was conducted on Handling of MARS Orbiter Mission(MOM) Data. The training programme was attended by 29 Trainees from 24 institutes.
Space Exhibition at Little Kingdom School, Nadiad
Shri Tapan Misra, Director SAC was felicitated as Distinguished Alumnus on the occasion of 60th year of Jadavpur University on 20th February 2017.
Interferogram covering parts of Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh has been generated using in-house developed s/w for RISAT data sets.
25 जनवरी 2017 को सुरेंद्रनगर जिले के खाराघोड़ा ग्राम में स्कूल के बच्चों और स्थानीय लोगों के लिए अंतरिक्ष प्रदर्शनी का आयोजन किया गया।
माननीय श्री कल्याण सिंह, राज्यपाल, राजस्थान के कर-कमलों से यह पुरस्कार सैक की ओर से श्री डी.के.दास, सह निदेशक, सैक ने 30 जनवरी 2017 को उदयपुर में ग्रहण किया।
After successful Test & Evaluation, INS-1A payload was flagged off By Shri Tapan Misra, Director SAC on Jan 10, 2017 to ISAC for integration with Spacecraft
After succesful Test & Evaluation, INS-1B payload was flagged off By Shri Tapan Misra, Director SAC on Jan 27, 2017 to ISAC for integration with Spacecraft
Prize Distribution_Republic day_2017
A Three-day training programme was conducted on “Hyperspectral Remote Sensing with AVIRIS-NG Data”. Training programme was attended by 50 participants.
Visit of Honorable Prime Minister to ISRO stall at Vibrant Gujarat, Gandhinagar
Annual Respond Review held at SAC on 15-16 Dec 2016. 49 PIs/Co-PIs/ JRFs from Academic institutes participated. 31 ongoing projects were reviewed.
Conferment of Doctor in Science (Honoris Causa) to Sh. Tapan Misra,Director by Jadavpur University, Kolkata on Dec. 24, 2016.
A Two-day training programme was conducted on Polarimetric SAR data processing. The training programme was attended by 21 participants from 12 institutes.
A Four-day training programme was conducted on “Satellite based Hydrology and modelling”. The training program was attended by 17 participants from 9 institute
Dr. Abha Chhabra received P.R. Pisharoty Memorial Award-2016 for significant contributions in the area of Remote Sensing applications for Environmental Studies.
RESOURCESAT-2A was launched on 7th Dec,2016 and cameras were switched on 15th Dec,2016. Data aquired by LISS3, LISS4 and AWIFS systems are of excellent quality.
ISRO Awards Function: 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 held on November 18, 2016. Chairman,ISRO graces the occasion
ISROCast service released from MOSDAC using RSS technology. Users can subscribe & receive NRT data. SCATSAT-1 high resolution products are currently available.
A training programme on site suitability for horticultural expansion in North-Eastern States was organized by SAC from 18-21 Oct., 2016 at NE-SAC, Shillong.
World Space Week has witnessed large number of Space enthusiasts, more than 10,000 visitors of all age-groups and various sections of the society.
VSSE mobile exhibition was organized at Lonavla, Pune on 26-27 September. About 7000 visitors from Lonavla & surrounding have visited the exhibition.
Large number of Space enthusiasts of different age-groups and sections of the society are visiting VSSE. Highlights of Model making,Drawing, Quiz events at VSSE
SAC New Publication "Monitoring Snow and Glaciers of Himalayan Region"
Celebration of INSAT-3DR & CARTOSAT-2S Success
Inauguration of Organic Waste Composting Machine
First day images of SCATSAT-1 sigma-naught and wind products generated by SCATSAT-1 Data Products Generation software.
The World Space Week - 2016 was inaugurated by Director, SAC at VSSE.About 1000 visitors from various schools, colleges & staff members & their families visited
Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad is organising Training Programme on Polarimetric SAR data Processing and Analysis (with special emphasis on RISAT-1)
7th Acharya P C Ray Memorial Award for Distinguished Achievement towards Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Science & Technology conferred upon Shri Tapan Misra.
High-resolution evapotranspiration has been estimated using thermal remote sensing (~100m) and surface energy balance modelling with Landsat-8 data in Odisha.
VSSE mobile exhibition is arranged at Lonavla,KJ Somaiya Engineer College-Mumbai, M S Uni.-Baroda. The details like location, dates, etc. is given in attachment
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition is celebrating the World Space Week (4th to 10th October)with a host of events. An opportunity to win prizes!
A two-day workshop was organised by SAC to evaluate proposals received under AVIRIS-NG Announcement of Opportunity (AO) during 7-8 September, 2016.
Tree Plantation Drive at 27 and 35 CSL Building performed under guidance of Director,SAC on 31 aug 2106
Hindi month Inaugaration & Cultural Programme_2016
Inauguration of Payload Integration Building at Bopal by Chairman, ISRO Shri. A S Kiran Kumar.
All the 110 products hosted on MOSDAC for all INSAT missions, MEGHATROPIQUES, SARAL and OCEANSAT-II have been assigned unique persistent identifiers
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition was held at Udaipur. Over 10,000 visitors took advantage of the exhibition to learn about ISRO activities.
VSSE mobile exhibition was held at Kota. Over 10,000 visitors benefited.All the visitors were thrilled to have glimpses of ISRO.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition (VSSE) was held at AMRELI, during 20th 22nd July 2016. More than 100 schools and colleges of district visited the exhibition.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) represented by DECU has signed MoU with two central ministries - MSDE & MoH&FW.
Post effects of heavy rainfall during Roanu cyclone and monsoon, observed in Soil Wetness Index (SWI) maps, which show fully saturated soil conditions.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition has arranged mobile Space exhibition at Community Science Canter -Shri P T Shah Science College , Modasa; Dist Aravelli (N.G)