• To undertake, promote, guide, coordinate and aid research and development in the field of remote sensing.
  • To provide consultancy services and arrange airborne survey facilities to user agencies on actual costs basis.
  • To carry out surveys for monitoring and assessment of the entire gamut of natural resources using remote sensing techniques.
  • To carry out special temporal surveys to monitor changing land-use patterns, environmental changes, irrigation systems, forest resources, and crop disease surveillance.
  • To develop efficient data acquisition and retrieval system and to act as repository of various natural resources data. To act as a nodal organisation in the State advising the user agencies and disseminate the remote sensing technology at operational levels.
  • To provide research and development support to the teaching and research organisations of the State in specified areas of remote sensing technology.
  • To carry out field investigations connected with the activities of remote sensing remote sensing technology and its applications.
  • To cooperate and collaborate with other national and international organisations in the field of remote sensing and disciplines.
  • To periodically publish the results of remote sensing investigations carried out by the Centre.