A statement of the boards, councils, committees and ...

A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

BISAG is governed by the Governing Body and Empowered Executive Committee.

a) Governing Body

For smoother, easier and faster institutionalization of Remote Sensing and GIS technology, decision makers of the state were brought together to form the Governing Body.

It is the supreme executive authority of the Institute. The Governing Body comprises of ex-officio members from various departments of the Government of Gujarat; Indian Space Research Organisation; Space Application Centre; Gujarat Agricultural University; and Gujarat Council on Science & Technology.

The Governing Body may function notwithstanding vacancies.

The governing body members are as under:

Chairman

The Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat

Members

  • Secretary, Agriculture & Co-operative Department
  • Secretary, Education Department
  • Secretary, Energy & Petrochemicals Department
  • Secretary, Finance Department (Expenditure )
  • Secretary, Forest and Environment Department
  • Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Department
  • Secretary, Higher and Technical Education
  • Secretary, Home Department
  • Secretary, Industries & Mining Department
  • Secretary, Information & Broadcasting Department
  • Secretary, Panchayat Department
  • Secretary, (Planning), General Administration Department
  • Secretary, Port and Fisheries Department
  • Secretary, Revenue Department
  • Secretary, Rural Development Department
  • Secretary, Science and Technology Department
  • Secretary, Urban Development and Urban Housing Development Department
  • Secretary, (Water Resources), Narmada & Water Resource, Water Supply Department
  • Director, Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad.
  • Scientific Secretary, ISRO, Bangalore
  • Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Agricultural University,
  • Advisor, Gujarat Council on Science and Technology
  • Director, BISAG acts as the Member Secretary

Secretaries includes Addl. Chief Secretary. Principal Secretary or Secretary of govt. departments.

Minutes of the meeting are of no relevance to the public, however the minutes could be accessed through a request to PIO.

b) Executive Committee

An Empowered Executive Committee has been constituted by the governing body to guide and promote activities of the Institute.

The meetings are held regularly.

The minutes of such meetings shall be accessible for public after obtaining consent from the competent authority.

The members of the executive committee are as under:

Executive Committee

  • Chairman
  • Secretary, Science & Technology Department
  • Members
  • Secretary, Education Department
  • Secretary, Finance Department (Expenditure) / Representative
  • Secretary, (Planning), General Administration Department
  • Secretary, Revenue Department
  • Secretary, Rural Development Department
  • Director, Developmental and Education Communication Unit, ISRO, Ahmedabad/Representative
  • Director, Indian Meteorological Department, Ahmedabad
  • Director, National Remote Sensing Agency, Department of Space, Hyderabad
  • Director, Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad / Representative
  • President, Indian Society of Geomatics
  • President, Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • Advisor, Gujarat Council on Science and Technology
  • Director, BISAG - Member Secretary