JAMMU, Oct 21: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, has been conferred with the certificates by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Department of Space, GoI for successful participation and conduct of IIRS outreach programmes during the year 2018 and 2019.
Ar Aditya Kumar Singh, University Coordinator of IIRS Outreach Program handed over the certificates to Prof Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Vice Chancellor of the SMVDU in the presence of Dr Sumeet Gupta, Dean (Academics), Dr AK Das, Director IQAC and Vinod Sharma, Administrative Officer.
Prof Sinha asserted the significance of GIS as a multidisciplinary application linking the areas from Geology to Urban & Landscape Design.
Ar Aditya Kumar Singh informed that with the Lab capacities in GIS, the School of Architecture and Landscape Design of SMVDU shall be soon offering PG programmes in Architecture & Landscape Design as a maiden initiative in the UT of Jammu & Kashmir.
Pertinent to mention here that, the SMVDU has been imparting the outreach training programmes of IIRS, ISRO in the field of GIS and Remote Sensing since 2016.