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UN report cites ISRO efforts in assisting Indian govt to contain COVID19 pandemic


  • UN report ‘Geospatial Practices for Sustainable Development in Asia & Pacific 2020’ cites the role being played by ‘BHUVAN’, the national geo-portal developed by ISRO comprising of geo spatial data, services & tools for analysis, in combating COVID-19.
  • The Govt of India and its state govts have taken several steps to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • The geospatial information platform provided service in 6 aspects: tracking, identifying hotspots, vegetable markets, food needed, home isolation & pollution.