CEGMaS is a collaborative research project of UET, Peshawar and Pakistan Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) funded by the National ICT R&D Fund, Islamabad. Pakistan is the 7th largest tobacco growing country in the world. Tobacco is also one of the main cash crops for the farmers, cigarette manufacturing industries … Continue reading

About CEGMaS Project

CEGMaS aim is to investigate, design and develop a crop area estimation and classification system using high spatial resolution, Hyper-spectral satellite imagery using state of the art artificial intelligence algorithms for identification, classification and extraction of tobacco fields in the pilot geographic area of the Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa.

Our Team

CEGMaS Project R&D team consists of highly talented Research Assistants/Developers, Ph.D. students, Industrial representatives, and Student internees. The team is well equipped with state of the art hardware and software tools required for the project.


Visit our GIS page for Tobacco statistics, geographically mapped to various tobacco growing regions. The statistics are based on the 2013 and 2014 tobacco seasons.

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Start Date: 1st of March, 2013

Duration: 32 Months

Project Cost: PKR 25,502,848

Funding body: National ICT R&D Fund,

UET, Peshawar, Mardan Campus National ICT R&D Fund, Islamabad, Pakistan SUPARCO, Pakistan