Hyderabad: The Telangana Remote Sensing Application Centre (TRAC) developed a Plant Growth Monitoring System which was presented to Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar and other senior officials during a meeting on plantation at BRKR Bhavan today .
The system facilitates in identifying potential avenue, block and individual sites for plantation through high resolution satellite data. TRAC also created a portal through which potential plantation site information can be accessed through mobile. A dashboard containing total information about the plantation was also developed by TRAC.
The Chief Secretary congratulated the TRAC team headed by Srinivas Reddy for doing an excellent job and observed that this can usher in real change in the field.
This system will be a game changer, very timely and is in sync with the Honorable Chief Minister’s vision of making the state green.
It would help the officials to focus on multi layer avenue plantation, inch by inch plantation along the lakes, roads and scattered lands so as to ensure that no area is left vacant, he added.
Shanti Kumari, Spl. Chief Secretary, Forest, Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary, MA&UD, Jayesh Ranjan, Prl. Secretary, I&C and other officials attended the meeting. (INN)