Karnataka State Remote Sensing Applications Centre

Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (e-Governance), Government of Karnataka


Karnataka State Remote Sensing Applications Centre

Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (e-Governance), Government of Karnataka


Regional Centres

The KSRSAC headquarters and its three regional Centers at Mysore, Kalaburagi and Bagalkote generate and provide the geospatial database to various line departments of GoK for specific planning the developmental activities in the respective region. These Centres provide access to the database generated by KSRSAC to the user agencies.

These regional centers function as service and training units with specialization in the potentials and problems of the region. Based on user requirement, they take up research and development activities under the guidance of Headquarters


Regional Centre at Kalaburagi was started in 2005. It is housed in a independent and spacious building built for KSRSAC by Hyderabad Karnataka Region Development Authority in the Kalaburagi University campus.. It is headed by a Project Scientist and about twenty staff work on various projects such as land records digitization, cadastral referenced database generation, geomorphology and lineament mapping, etc., in respect of 7 districts coming under Hyderabad Karnataka Region. The regional centre is well-equipped and fully takes care of the geospatial information needs of the region. The maximum utilization of remote sensing and GIS derived geospatial data for developmental planning by the Commissioner, Hyderabad Karnataka Region Development Authority has been achieved by this Regional Centre.


Government have given sanction to establish the regional centre at Bagalkot wide Govt order no ITD 209 ADM 2014 dated 9-01-2015.Accordingly the centre has taken steps to establish the regional centre at Bagalkot and this has been Inaugurated by the honorable Minister for planning,statistics and ITBT S&T on 22-04-2015.There are about 6 project scientists and 2 supporting staff are working at the regional centre.


Mysuru Regional Centre has been established during the year 2004 to implement the LRIS project for Mysore District and LRD, CRD projects under Natural Resources Information System and there is housed in the campus of SJCE. Apart from this, Centre is undertaking the work of preparation of satellite data as required by the line departments of the State Government and other organizations. At present 19 technical and non-technical staffs are working in this centre. Presently, these staff are working in preparation of data to the line department as per the request made by them. In addition to this, the Regional Centre is organizing the training and awareness programmes to the decision makers, State Government officers and NGO’s.

Districts covered by the regional centers and headquarters

SL No Centre Districts Covered
1 Mysore Mysore, Chamarajanagar, Kodagu, Hassan and Mandya
2 Kalaburagi Bidar, Kalaburagi, Yadgir, Raichur, Koppal, Bellary
3 Bagalkote Vijayapura, Bagalkote, Belgaum, Dharwad, Gadag and Haveri
4 Bangalore Headquarters Chikkaballapur, Kolar, Tumkur, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore Urban, Ramanagara, Davanagere, Chitradurga

The Regional Centres organize training and awareness programmes on the utility and applications of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS technologies to the state government officers, academia and NGOs. Also, they train post-graduate students of the universities in these technologies