National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC)


National Remote Sensing Centre
Dept. of Space, Govt. Of India
Hyderabad - 500 037
Andhra Pradesh

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NRSC at Hyderabad has been converted into a full-fledged centres of ISRO since September 1, 2008. Earlier, NRSC was an autonomous body called National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) under Department of Space (DOS). The Centre is responsible for remote sensing satellite data acquisition and processing, data dissemination, aerial remote sensing and decision support for disaster management.

NRSC has set up data reception station at Shadnagar near Hyderabad for acquiring data from Indian remote sensing satellites as well as others. The Centre is also engaged in executing remote sensing application projects in collaboration with the users.


Currently NRSC is supplying data from CartoSat - 1, 2, 2A & 2B, ResourceSat - 1 & 2, OceanSat, TES, IRS - 1D and IMS - 1 to the users. The users are ever growing and utilized about 67,000 data products during 2010-11 in comparison with that of 50,000 during 2009-10.