The National Centre for Remote sensing,(NCRS) Jos, is a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. NCRS is one of the six (6) Development Centres of Excellence under the aegis of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Abuja. NCRS is the focal point for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System Activities in Nigeria.
In Today‘s economic environment, technology is one of the strongest currencies. Recently,more of the world’s nations have recognized the link between technological prowess and economic advancement. They have invested large scale resources in upgrading their technological capabilities and in many cases their efforts have been fruitful.
Space technology provides the avenue for obtaining information about the environment. The use of this technology in observing interactions between the earth surface and the atmosphere has had profound impact on human life and activities.
The benefits of the nation’s investment in space technology have since begun to manifest in all facets of our socio-economic lives.
At the National Centre for Remote Sensing. Jos, we are doggedly committed more than ever before to live up to expectation as the focal point of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) activities in Nigeria. Renewed and determined efforts are being made to reposition the Center for better service delivery.