Remote Sensing Day’2018

Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS), Chandigarh chapter organized a Drawing Competition for the school students to celebrate National Remote Sensing Day’2018. The aim was to engage the young masses and sensitize them about remote sensing on the occasion of National Remote Sensing Day. The theme of the event is “Remote Sensing- WHAT AND WHY”. More than 175 students of 15 schools from the Tricity participated in the event.

The chief guest of the event was Prof. Manoj K Arora, (Director PEC), who is also heading ISRS Chandigarh chapter. Prof. Manoj Arora interacted with students and young minds to inculcate in them a scientific sense particularly in the field of remote sensing. The event was attended by various experts in the related field like Prof. K Mohan (PU), Dr. H.S.Gusain (SASE) and Sh. Aseem Sharma (IFS). Ms. Khushi Budhiraja of GMSSS-Manimajra bagged the 1st prize and won a cash prize of worth 5000 rupees followed by Ms. Pooja Maiti of GMSSS-Sector 15 who bagged the second prize and won 3000 rupees, and Ms. Suman of GMSSS-Sector 15 bagged the third prize winning a cash prize of 2000 rupees.

In the closing ceremony, Dr RK Tiwari (Secretary) and Prof. HAS Sandhu (Treasurer) society thanked ISRS HQ, Director Education Chandigarh, District Education officer, Management of all schools and participants, who helped in making this event a grand success.

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