by Tahir Ali
Federal Minister Asad Umar at the launch of the web portal.
ISLAMABAD, Jan 13 (Gwadar Pro) — The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning, has developed a web portal and mobile application for progress on various China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects can be monitored.
SUPARCO has supplemented this capability with a locally developed mobile application that a user from the Planning Commission of Pakistan can install on their mobile phone and track the progress of CPEC projects, according to an official statement.
Through the dedicated web portal from which users can easily browse, place orders and directly download satellite imagery right from their desktop. It is a state-of-the-art portal with advanced imaging options for professionals. In addition to CPEC projects, the dedicated portal can also be used for monitoring other projects.
The launching ceremony of the web portal and mobile application was held at the Pakistan Institute of Planning and Management in Islamabad on Wednesday. Federal Minister Asad Umar, Chairman of SUPARCO, Major General Amer Nadeem, senior officers from the Ministry of Planning and public and private sector stakeholders attended the launch ceremony.
Asad Umar said the satellite system can be used to monitor the quantitative and qualitative status of projects and how well it can be integrated into project management, adding that satellite technology improves communication and helps diagnose potential problems. allowing decisions to be made in a timely manner.
Chairman of SUPARCO, Major General Amer Nadeem, underscored the importance of Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite-1, saying it has empowered the nation to meet a myriad of socio-economic development and climate monitoring challenges. country.
Last month, Asad Umar said that weak monitoring and evaluation (P&E) system of the Planning Commission always leads to delays/inefficiencies in the implementation of PSD projects, also leading to massive overruns, increased cost and a waste of taxpayers’ money. The introduction of the dedicated web and mobile application will help the commission to track and execute different projects on schedule.
Publisher: Fu Bo