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Title: Centre launches Heli-borne survey tech for groundwater mapping in arid regions
Source:The Hindustan Times
Date:6 October 2021

Union minister of state Mr Jitendra Singh on 05 October 2021 launched Heli-borne survey technology for groundwater management, developed by the CSIR (Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research) and the NGRI (National Geophysical Research Institute) Hyderabad, in Jodhpur. Heli-borne geophysical mapping technique will provide high-resolution 3D image for sub-surface up to a depth of 500 meters below the ground level and map potential groundwater sources. This latest technology is being employed by CSIR to map groundwater sources in arid regions and utilise groundwater for drinking purposes.

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