Master Control Facility (MCF) at Hassan in Karnataka and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh monitors and controls all the Geostationary
/ Geosynchronous satellites of ISRO, namely, INSAT, GSAT, Kalpana and IRNSS series of satellites. MCF is responsible for Orbit
Raising of satellites, In-orbit payload testing, and On-orbit operations all through the life of these satellites.
MCF activities include round-the-clock Tracking, Telemetry & Commanding (TT&C) operations, and special operations like Eclipse management,
Station-keeping manoeuvres and recovery actions in case of contingencies.