Expert Lecture by Sh. Rahul Jain, Managing Director, Matrix Geo Solutions Pvt Ltd, New Delhi

To acquaint budding civil engineers of various challenges and avenues in Geospatial Technologies, Sh. Rahul Jain (Managing Director) Matrix Geo Solutions Pvt Ltd., New Delhi visited Kalpana Chawla Chair of Geospatial Technologies at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. Prof. Har Amrit Singh Sandhu (Coordinator) introduced him and shared that Sh. Rahul Jain has extensive experience in the field of Photogrammetry, Digital 3D Mapping, Surveying, Drone Mapping, Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR), Geographical Information Systems (G.I.S.) & Cartography. He did number of national as well as international projects During interaction, he shared issues and challenges while doing various projects in India, Kenya and Israel. He deliberated various initiatives in reference to digital mapping of Central government (Smart Cities, Digital India) etc. which depends upon the geospatial techniques. He also deliberated the importance of educational institutes like PEC, NITs etc. for the training and capacity building in the field of Geospatial Technology in India. The audience appreciated a lot the interaction and posed number of queries to the expert. In the end, Ms. Khushboo and Mr. Sarthik delivered vote of thanks to the expert.

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