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Week long GIS program begins at UGC-MMTTC, MANUU

Hyderabad: A week-long programme ‘Application of Remote Sensing & GIS to Engineering Problems’ sponsored by UGC was inaugurated today at UGC-Malaviya Mission Teachers Training Centre (MMTTC), Maulana Azad National Urdu University. 

Delivering the inaugural address, Prof. Saneem Fatima, Director, UGC-MMTTC said that ‘the training being offered through the program is in consonant with the vision as identified by the NEP 2020’.  This program should help the participants understand the nuances and intricacies of the latest development in the domain’, she added.

More than fifty participants from across the country had registered for the programme. Resource persons from Osmania University, Hyderabad, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Patna; Department of Space, Government of India, New Delhi; and the Aligarh Muslim University have been roped in for conducting the sessions.

The program aims to familiarize the participants to the application of Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) in hydro-power sector, hydrological modelling under climate change impact using remote sensing & GIS, advances in remote sensing and its applications in water resources engineering, overview of ISRO space programme and satellite ground station technologies, soil erosion evaluation using remote sensing & GIS for land conservation and sustainable management.

 The program will conclude on the February 02, 2024.        

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