TEQIP Sponsored Two Days Course in GIS and ENVI Tools

Department of Civil Engineering- PEC organized 2day Short Term Course on Geospatial Technologies to create awareness about working of GIS softwares. The event was inaugurated by Dr. R.R. Singh, (Head of Department), Dr. Har Amrit Singh Sandhu (Faculty Coordinator) and Prof. Mohit Kumar. In his inaugural lecture Dr. R.R. Singh emphasis on the role of GIS/RS techniques in the smart city initiatives. The course mainly highlighted the application of GIS in water resources and ENVI tools for slope displacement studies in the Himalayan region.

The sessions were conducted by Sh. Manish Sharma, Dr. L.N. Sharma and Mr. Dhiraj Singh. Prof. L.N. Sharma gave expert talks on the current use of geospatial studies in water resources. Mr. Manish Sharma introduced GIS platform to the students. Er. Dhiraj Kumar Singh demonstrated the application and the sample data analysis to the research scholars and the faculty members of PEC and other reputed institutes from the nearby areas.

Further, the experts and the participant were awarded for their active role in the completion the course successfully. The chief guest for the closing ceremony was Dr. Jimmy Kansal (Joint Director SASE). He shared his views on importance of these technologies in the engineering field related to Army operations too. He congratulates Dr. HAS Sandhu and Dr Swati for organizing such informative course on such technologies. The participants savored the day to the fullest looking forward towards another such event in the coming months.

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