Department of Remote Sensing was established in 1997 with an aim to meet the increasing demand for qualified manpower in this rapidly developing field. Application of Remote Sensing / Geoinformatics techniques using tools such as Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) in various activities including resources evaluation, environmental monitoring and land use/land cover mapping etc, has grown considerably during the last few decades and RS data products are increasingly being used for plan formulation at all levels. An essential pre-requisite to partaking in these opportunities is the building of various indigenous capacities for the development and utilization of space science and technology.
Department of Remote Sensing is now a FIST-DST sponsored department and is also SAP (Special Assistance Programme) supported by UGC.
Department offers following two-year Post Graduate Programmes
- M. Tech. in Remote Sensing
- M.Sc. in Geoinformatics
Ph.D. in all branches of Remote Sensing, GIS, Earth Sciences
Dr. C. Jeganathan
Professor & Head, Department of Remote Sensing
BIT Mesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand-835 215 India
Phones:+91 651 2276003 (O), +91 651 2275444(+4468)