Suparco conducts training on safe communities thru RS, GIS

STAFF REPORT ISB: SUPARCO in collaboration with UNESCO has organized an international training and workshop on "Safe, connected communities against floods through Remote Sensing and GIS Tools" in Islamabad.

Purpose of the event was to focus on increased reliance on application of satellite remote sensing and GIS technologies for early warning of hazards as floods and others.

Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, and Development Reform, inaugurated the event.

In his

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SUPARCO, EPD to check pollution through satellite

STAFF REPORT LHR: The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) Punjab has joined hands with SUPARCO for satellite monitoring of air quality and identification of problematic areas in big cities of the province.

According to sources, if executed, the project would provide an effective tool to the toothless department for twisting arms of polluters.

In the first phase, SUPARCO will collect real time data of all brick kilns operated in and around the provincial metropolis. SUPARCO will

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SUPARCO to help eradicate encroachments in Islamabad

STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) will help eradicate the encroachments in federal capital by digitalisation and satellite imaging.

SUPARCO will also facilitate future planning by using latest technology and techniques as well as it will minimise the human involvement especially during the award of new sectors.

CDA has signed an MoU with SUPARCO regarding satellite imaging to root out the encroachments, an official informed the

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SUPARCO opens PNSSP for students

STAFF REPORT LHR: Power generation from bioSiePakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) has inaugurated the first "National Student Satellite Programme (PNSSP) of Pakistan at SRDC-Lahore.

"The PNSSP has been launched with an idea to uplift the overall level of universities in the domain space technology through series of student satellites. In a nutshell, PNSS programme will benefit the education sector as well as space industry," said Chairman

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SUPARCO leading efforts focusing food and water security issues

Sidra CheemaSUPARCO HAS a well-developed space technology applications capability, which is serving the growing demand for satellite-based services and solutions in Pakistan. The organisation has proven capability in undertaking a number of developmental and planning projects that accrue socio-economic benefits.This was the consensus viewpoint of the speakers at a recently organized international workshop on integrated use of space technologies for food and water security at COMSTECH Secretariat

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Suparco to get Pak first global navigation satellite system

STAFF REPORT KHI: The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) is going to have a new global navigation satellite system (GNSS) with the assistance from Pakistan’s strategic partner, China. Beijing has been very generous in sharing its satellite technology with Islamabad. The first-ever BeiDou technology application outside of China was recently demonstrated in Pakistan.According to details, China has further programmes of collaboration with Pakistan in the satellite

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Rejuvenating SUPARCO main aim: Chairman

Maj. Gen. Ahmed Bilal, heading SUPARCO as Chairman since Sept. 2010, is utlilising all available national resources to boost the National Space programme. He had a key role in launching the Pakistan’s first communication satellite in August 2011. After being placed at Pak Army’ GHQ, he did pioneering work in developing the structure of Nuclear Command and Control and raising of strategic forces. In recognition of his contribution to the National Development Programmes, he has been awarded

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