SAGA – 2017
The chapter organized a two day national workshop on ‘Space Applications for Sustainable Growth and Advancement – SAGA 2017’ during May 19-20, 2017 at Hotel Mascot, Thiruvananthapuram. The workshop was organized in association with VSSC, Kerala State Remote Sensing and Environment Centre (KSREC) and National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR). The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Kadakampally Surendran, Honarable Minister for Cooperation, Tourism and Devaswoms, Government of Kerala. The Minister highlighted the various areas in which Space technology and its applications had touched the lives of the common man and urged the scientific community to put in relentless thoughts and efforts to find new and better applications contributing to the sustainable growth and advancement of our country.