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Director INCOIS Srinivas Tummala
08Nov 2022

Interview: Dr. Srinivas Kumar Tummala, Director, INCOIS

Round-the-clock ocean monitoring is imperative to identifying and warning against emergency scenarios. How does INCOIS deliver this and using what technologies? INCOIS has set up an extensive network of ocean observing systems that transmits data in real time. This is subsequently used to provide ocean information and advisory services against disaster events like tsunamis, storm surges, etc. …

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Atul Karwal IPS NDRF Director
08Nov 2022

Interview: Atul Karwal, IPS, Director General NDRF

NDRF plans on conducting mock trials across all 700+ districts in the country to prepare all stakeholders in the face of disasters. What key focus areas for these trials and what types of disasters are to be covered? NDRF in the capacity of lead agency in the field of specialized disaster response is also committed …

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Sunil Kumar Surveyor General
06Sep 2022

Interview: Sunil Kumar, Surveyor General of India (Additional Charge) and Joint Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, GoI

“The Geospatial Guidelines Issued in February 2021 were announced at an opportune time, facilitating multiple industry engagements there on. Drone rules have also seen a revamp. these policy changes do have a bearing on the execution of this scheme, besides opening more opportunities for contribution by the Indian Geospatial industry.” This interview was originally published …

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Vijay Rajmohan Ministry of Agriculture
06Sep 2022

Interview: Vijay Rajmohan, Director (Digital Agriculture & Trade) and Chief Data Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, GoI

“As with every other industry or sector, Agriculture too is poised to go fully digital…Together, we should build scalable solutions through which farmers’ lives are made better.” This interview was originally published in AGI’s Jul-Aug 2021 Newsletter Edition on the theme of Agriculture and Fisheries. To download the full newsletter, click here. The Digital Agriculture Mission …

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06Sep 2022

Interview with Dr. Ravishankar CN, Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), ICAR

“With their inherent ability to cover large geographical spaces and the ability to view and understand large extents of the open ocean, Geospatial Technologies are unavoidable in the role of decision-making…Location information will play a crucial role in policy-related matters as well as for traceability.” This interview was originally published in AGI’s Jul-Aug 2021 Newsletter …

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