Satellite uplink station begins operations

A satellite uplink station established by the Rajasthan Government in the shape of an integrated hub at Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sansthan here has started providing telemedicine, Edusat and Gramsat services for people in remote rural areas by harnessing the potential of information technology. An official release stated here on Sunday that the satellite-based communication network had been installed in collaboration with the Central Government's Department of Space. The State Government's Science and Technology Department is functioning as its nodal agency.