Remote Sensing Department
Remote Sensing Department is a teaching and research department at MTU. It was formerly named as the First Myanmar-India Friendship Centre for Remote Sensing and Data Processing (RSDPC) which has been established in 15th February 2001, with the Initiative of Ministry of Education (Formerly- Ministry of Science and Technology), Myanmar and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), India. In 2007, Myanmar-India Friendship Centre for Remote Sensing and Data Processing (RSDPC) was renamed as Remote Sensing Department under the Mandalay Technological University (MTU). The first Post Graduate Diploma Course on Remote Sensing and GIS could be opened with thirteen trainees at Remote Sensing Department, MTU in 2007-2008.}
To apply remote sensing and GIS in country’s research and developments To contribute in generating of a comprehensive, cost- effective and reliable database on the natural resources for developmental planning, exploration of natural resources and environmental monitoring by Remote Sensing and GIS technology.
To support and distribute Remote Sensing and GIS technology which is very essential and effective tool in Disaster Risk Management, Natural resource Management, Urban Planning management and Agricultural and Environmental applications To be a Remote Sensing and GIS Training and Research Centre to participate in the countries’ development programs of HRD and R&D sectors