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Rainwater harvesting structure

Date: 23-05-2021

Successful implementation of 1,00,000 litrs capacity Rainwater harvesting sump at and rejuvenation of well at Union Bank of India, Bengaluru on 23rd May 2021 based on technical details provided by Karnataka state council for Science and Technology (KSCST) being used as Augmented water supply, various secondary purposes and also ground water recharge.

Rainwater harvesting structure

Date: 16-04-2021

Successful implementation of 50000 litrs capacity Rainwater harvesting sump at Aranayabhavana, Bengaluruon 16 April 2021 based on technical details provided by Karnataka state council for Science and Technology (KSCST) being used as augmented water supply and various secondary purposes .

Student Project Programme (SPP) 44th series -2020-21

Date: 01-04-2021

KSCST promotes student project programmes in a large number of educational institutions, located Karnataka, in areas of Engineering, Medicine, Fisheries and Agriculture. It saw an enormous reservoir of talent and creativity in the students and the faculty of engineering colleges in Karnataka. Discussions held with the Director of Technical Education and the Principals of engineering colleges indicated that such a programme would be worthwhile. 44th series SPP was successful which received 4636 projects from 177 colleges benefiting 4413 students across Karnataka.

Rejuvenation of traditional water harvesting system

Date: 22-03-2021

Successful rejuvenation of traditional water harvesting system in Shivamogga district, Karnataka state based on scientific measures provided by Karnataka state council for Science and Technology (KSCST) as part of catch the rain, the call given by our Prime minister Govt. of India to celebrate world water day on 22-03-2021. Which is being used for small irrigation cattle drinking and ground water recharging. Jal Shakti mission for water conservation kicks off in Karnataka on 22-03-2021 based on the TWHS assessment.

Geospatial Technologies for Action Plan

Date: 17-03-2021

The NRDMS program is continuously updating its datasets in diverse fields with an increasing set of application requirements in public health and education, environmental analysis and mapping, transportation, water quality/quantity, watersheds, elections, disaster planning and management, and administration and planning. Dr. Shalini Rajneesh, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Government Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department organised meeting during 29-04-2019 at Vikasa Soudha to discuss on use of geospatial technologies for planning and implementation. It was advised to KSCST & KSRSAC to organise district and taluk level workshop to guide and assist district line departments in preparation of GIS action plan. NRDMS along with KSRSAC organized 250 workshops at district and taluk level. As a result of this workshop, geospatial technology is now used in preparation of action plan in all the line departments of Government of Karnataka .

Grant of trademark

Date: 11-02-2021

Grant of trademark for Punerjevana (Trademark no: 4544123)

Intellectual Property Rights Cell

Date: 28-01-2021

Established 38 IP Cell across Karnataka

Karnataka Digital Heritage (KDH)

Date: 15-12-2020

Village Information System programme developes a procedure/guideline to generate cadastral, settlement maps along with soil & water parameters using high resolution satellite imageries. The developed guidelines are being extensively used by all the participating agencies. Mapping of five Gram Panchayaths covering 13 villages across Kodagu, Udupi, Mysore and Belagavi district has been completed.

SKOCH Governance award for best GIS practices

Date: 30-08-2019

NRDMS officials (Mr Chandrasekhar Gund and Mr Omkar Kori) received SKOCH Governance award for best GIS practices on local government on 30th August 2019, at Constitution Club of India, New Delhi

Field Testing of Hybrid Ultra Capacitors (HUC) Powered Solar Lighting Kits and Solar Street Lights for Grid Deprived Rural Lighting in Varying Climatic Zones of India

Date: 03-08-2019

KSCST installed 1000 HUC lighting kits in Nine States and Union Territory namely Karnataka, Nagaland, Odisha, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Rajasthan States and Andaman & Nicobar Islands for installation and field data collection for evaluation of the performance of the HUC Technology. In addition to that, installed 36 HUC lighting kits in 13 State S&T Councils for demonstration of the HUC technology.

Village Information System

Date: 30-01-2019

Village Information System programme developes a procedure/guideline to generate cadastral, settlement maps along with soil & water parameters using high resolution satellite imageries. The developed guidelines are being extensively used by all the participating agencies. Mapping of five Gram Panchayaths covering 13 villages across Kodagu, Udupi, Mysore and Belagavi district has been completed.

Establishment of computer labs of scheduled tribes directorate ashram schools

Date: 19-03-2018

"Directorate of Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department, Government of Karnataka requested KSCST to provide Technical and Management support for implementation of IT related e-learning centres and academic programs in the ashrama schools with a view to improve the infrastructure facilities and quality of education. The Memorandum of Agreement was made and executed on 19th July 2019 between KSCST and Directorate of Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department, Government of Karnataka for providing technical and managerial support. The Directorate of Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department successfully established computer labs at all 43 Ashrama schools across the state based on the technical specifications provided by KSCST. The 43 Ashrama Schools are spread over 15 districts of the state covering 34 taluks. Directorate of Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department, Government of Karnataka requested to conduct the 3rd party inspection of these ashrama school and also to provide the status report."

Geospatial Excellence Award

Date: 10-02-2015

"Karnataka State Spatial Data Infrastructure (KSSDI) was awarded Geospatial Excellence Award for the year 2014 for establishing a citizen centric KSSDI portal and for effectively disseminating geospatial information to all users. This was awarded at India Geospatial Forum 2015 event held on 10th February 2015 at Hyderabad. Dr. Shailesh Nayak, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India gave away the Certificate and memento to Shri H. Hemanth Kumar, Principal Investigator, KSSDI Programme & Dr. M. Prithviraj, Executive Secretary, Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST). The award is given to KSCST and DST-GOI"

Rejuvenation of Traditional Water Harvesting systems a Success story of Rejuvenation of Sri Rama temple kalyani in Bengaluru Urban district

Date: 10-02-2015

"Based on the technical support provided by KSCST, Taluk Panchayath, Bengaluru East taluk has initiated to take up the restoration and rejuvenation of Kalyanis coming under its jurisdiction. A Kalyani located near Sri Rama temple in Bidarahalli village in Bengaluru East taluk in Bengaluru Urban district having the capacity of 12,500 cu.m., has been taken up for rejuvenation and completed the restoration and rejuvenation of this Kalyani under MGNREGA programme by involving the public participation. A committee has also been constituted among local youths, SHG members and students to maintain the environment of this traditional water body to conserve and enhance the storage of more water to be used for future use in the village. An awareness camp has also been conducted to create the importance of conservation of water and restoration of traditional water bodies. At present, water from this Kalyani is being used for socio-religious purposes including ground water recharging."