Centre for Spatial Analytics and Advanced GIS (C-SAG) under the aegis of NIAS Council Of Management (COM) and with support from Tata Trusts


Intellectual Property and Knowledge Assets using Spatial Analytics and advanced GIS techniques


wide range of societal and governance issues


deep capacities and advanced capability in Spatial Analytics and advanced GIS


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04 Apr 2019: Lecture on SAR image analysis by Dr Shiv Mohan

02 Apr 2019: Dr. George Joseph, Former Director, SAC visited C-SAG GIS Lab, Sanjaynagar

12 Mar 2019: Dr. S C Bhan, Regional Co-ordinator, IMD visited C-SAG GIS Lab, Sanjaynagar.

11 Mar 2019: 1st Agri GIS Technical Advisory Committee Meeting at NIAS Conference Hall 2

8-15, February 2019: Post Advisory Audit for Kharif 2018 was undertaken by joint team of C-SAG and Tata Trusts, Bhubaneshwar.

26 Feb 2019: Meeting with Dr V S Prakash, Former Director, KSNMDC

08 Feb 2019: C-SAG Technical Team attended the ESRI Geovision Seminar.  CE, C-SAG invited as a Chief Guest to the Seminar

28,29 Jan 2019: DR. Mukund Rao, CE, C-SAG attended Workshop on Management of Technology for Social Development at Ahmadabad


26 & 27 Dec 2018: 7th interface Meeting between Teams of Tata Trusts and C-SAG at Bubhaneshwar, Odissa.

Nov 30, 2018:  V Raghavswamy visited C-SAG reviewed Agri GIS Activities.

Nov 24, 2018:  Dr. Mukund Rao, Chief Executive receives “UGIT’s Excellency Award 2018” for his yeomen contributions in the areas of Geography, Environment & Geospatial Technologies. Award was conferred in UGIT’s 7th International Conference at University Of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Nov 19, 2018:  C-SAG team headed by Dr. Mukund Rao meets Tata Trusts team in WTC, Mumbai on 19th Nov 2018 to review Agri-GIS activity in South Odisha. Photo1, Photo2

Oct 30, 2018:  Dr. Shiv Mohan, Visited C-SAG reviewd Agri GIS Activities

Oct 18, 2018:  C-SAG Celebrated Ayudha Pooja in the presence of Dr. Mukund Rao and Team.

Oct 12, 2018:  Mr. Deepak K, Project Manager participated in Workshop on National Consultation on Agri Start Ups for Smart Farming in Bengaluru.

Oct 11, 2018:  Jitendra Nayak, Regional Manager, TTB visited C-SAG

Sep 19, 2018:  C-SAG Celebrates First Year Anniversary, in the presence of Dr. Shailesh Nayak & Dr. Mukund Rao with Team. Photo1, Photo2

Aug 31, 2018: Dr. Mukund Rao, Chief Executive, presents C-SAG Activities at NIAS Council of Management.

Aug 24, 2018: Dr. Shiv Mohan, visited C-SAG  reviewed Agri GIS activities, interacted and advised C-SAG Team on technology matters.

Jul 16, 2018: Dr. Mukund Rao, Chief Executive, C-SAG reviews Agri-GIS project progress in 5th Interface meeting between C-SAG & Tata Trusts teams at C-SAG.

Jul 12, 2018: Dr. Mukund Rao, Chief Executive, C-SAG met Mr. Jagadeesh Rao, Ex-Officio Member Secretary, FES in C-SAG. Discussed on Agri-GIS project & other possible areas for collaboration.

Jul 02, 2018: Dr. P S Goel, former Secretary at the Department of Ocean Development, Ministry of Earth Sciences, visited C-SAG and reviewed Agri-GIS activities.

Jun 20, 2018: Dr. S Ramadorai, Chairman NIAS council of Management met C-SAG Team, reviewed C-SAG’s activities and Agri-GIS project

Jun 12, 2018: Participation in THE WEATHER AND I AGRITECH CHALLENGE 2018 organised by IBM

May 30, 2018: Workshop on “GIS BASED FARMER ADVISORIES”,  at Biju Patnaik Conference Hall, Orissa University for Agriculture and Technology

Apr 03, 2018: Dr S Ayyappan, Co-Chair of Agri-GIS TAC visits and reviews status & progress of Agri-GIS

Apr 02, 2018: C-SAG welcomes Dr Shailesh Nayak, Director NIAS at C-SAG LAB and updates its activity

Mar 19, 2018: C-SAG welcomes Dr Shailesh Nayak as Director, NIAS and Member of C-SAG LAB

Mar 14, 2018: Dr Rao participates in Review of Foundation of Ecological Security (FES) programme on India Observatory GIS Portal

Mar 5, 2018: ESRI donates ArcGIS Licenses to C-SAG

Mar 1: C-SAG procurement Tenders notified

Feb 22: Dr S Ayyappan, Former DG-ICAR and Co-Chair of Agri-GIS TAC visits and reviews status of AGri-GIS

Feb 19: C-SAG team in position – new experts on-board

Jan 16: 2nd Round of Interviews completed


Dec 13: 1st Round of Interviews completed

Dec 4: Selection Process for 1st Advertisement started

Dec 2: 2nd Advertisement for Software Development experts notified

Nov 24: C-SAG recieved 300+ Applications for its 1st Advertisement of Oct 24, 2017.

Nov 1: C-SAG Spatial Analytics Lab premises

Sep 1: C-SAG Foundation Day