Remote Sensing in India has developed in the last twenty-five years. India entered the space age in 1972 with the establishment of the Department of Space. Since then, there has been a systematic growth of this programme resulting in a well integrated system having space, ground and application segments.
te Government Every state has a Space Application Center
in which Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics
post graduate as well as Ph.D. holder can apply
for the post of Scientist, Jr. Scientist,
Project Coordinator, Project Scientist, Scientific
/Technical Assistant, GIS Programmer, Research
2 Central Government Central government organizations/agencies such
as Space Application Center (SAC), Ahmedabad,
National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA), Balanagar,
Hyderabad, North East Space Application Center,
(NESAC), Shillong, Regional Remote Sensing
Application Center (RRSAC), Kharagpur, Dehradun,
Jodhpur, Nagpur and Banga- lore, ISRO,
Bangalore, ADRIN, Hyderabad all are under Department
of Space, Govt. of India which advertises
for the post of Scientist, Research Associate
and Sr. Research Fellow etc. Indian Agriculture
Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi,
Indian Council of Agriculture Research
(ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt.
of India advertises for the post of Scientist
and Research Scholar.
3 Academic Institutes Candidates having M.Sc Remote Sensing/Geo- Informatics,
M.Tech Remote Sensing/Geo-Informatics or Ph.D.
degree in Remote Sensing/Geo-Informatics can
apply for the post of Lecturer, Reader or
Professor. Few academic institutes have a center for
Remote Sensing and Geo-Informatics which can apply
for the post of Scientific Officer, Research
Scientist and Research Scholar etc.
4 Overseas These is scope for Professional/higher education in
Remote Sensing/Geo-Informatics in countries like USA,
Canada, Netherlands, Switzerland, China, Malaysia, France,
Germany, Australia, there are a demand for
Remote Sensing professional in various field. There
are number of Remote Sensing professionals doing
jobs as well as business in foreign countries.
5 Private Sector The demand of Remote Sensing and GIS professional is
increasing day by day in private sector. Remote
Sensing and GIS professional can start his/her Career as
Project Manager, Sr. System Executive, System
Analyst, GIS Engineer, Image Analyst, GIS
6 Self Employment As an entrepreneur, after obtaining the professional
degree like M.Sc Remote Sensing/Geo-informatics, M.Tech
Remote Sensing candidate can start their own
enterprise. The financial support can be obtained
through nationalized bank as well as