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Night Time Light radiance in India rose 43% in last 10 years: Report

According to NTL Atlas, released by Isro's National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), some states saw a growth of over 400 per cent in the past decade

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The normalised Night Time Light (NTL) radiance in India jumped 43 per cent in 2021 as compared to 2012, the latest data from the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) showed as reported by The Times of India. The night light is used by economists to track the economic growth of regions across the globe.
 
According to NTL Atlas, released by Isro's National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), some states saw a growth of over 400 per cent in the past decade.
 
"Significant increase was observed in Bihar (474 per cent), Manipur (441 per cent), Ladakh (280 per cent) and Kerala

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First Published: Jan 30 2023 | 10:07 AM IST

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