ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C36) has successfully launched the 1,235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A remote sensing satellite on Wednesday morning.
The satellite was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota, said Department of Space.
This is the thirty seventh consecutively successful mission of PSLV.
After some time, the satellite will begin to provide imagery from its 3 cameras.
Moreover, the data sent by RESOURCESAT-2A will be useful for agricultural applications like crop area and crop production estimation, drought monitoring, soil mapping, cropping system analysis and farm advisories generation, the Department of Space said in a statement.