37th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS)
Sri Lanka survey Department
The Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS) is an annual event spearheaded by the Asian Association of Remote Sensing (AARS) (Asian Association of Remote Sensing (AARS); the Asia’s largest society of remote sensing scientists and professionals. The objective of AARS is to promote Remote Sensing through exchange of information, mutual cooperation and international understanding and goodwill amongst the member countries of Asia-Pacific Region. One of major activities of ACRS held yearly is to promote Remote Sensing to collect update spatial information in the world.
The Sri Lanka Survey Department (SLSD) under the Ministry of Land and Land Development acts as the National Surveying and Mapping agency of the government and is responsible for the standardization and production of all Surveying and Mapping activities in Sri Lanka. It is also responsible for the establishment of the national Cadastre under the Land Titling Program.