Five Regional Remote Sensing Service Centres (RRSSCs) established under National Natural Resources Management System (NNRMS) by DOS at Bangalore, Jodhpur, Kharagpur (recently relocated to Kolkata), Dehradun and Nagpur have been integrated with NRSC and renamed as Regional Remote Sensing Centres (RRSCs) South, West, East, North and Central respectively on December 2, 2009.
RRSCs support various remote sensing tasks specific to their regions as well as at the national level. RRSCs are carrying out application projects encompassing all the fields of natural resources like agriculture and soils, water resources, forestry, oceanography, geology, environment and urban planning.
Apart from executing application projects, RRSCs are involved in software development, customisation and packaging specific to user requirements and conducting regular training programmes for users in Remote Sensing Application, digital techniques, GIS and theme based applications.
RRSC also provides expert advice / consultancy towards promotion of technology in the country.