Chandigarh, November 1, 2019: One day workshop on “Institutional research collaboration for young India- Preparedness towards space and informatics intelligence” was jointly organized by Centre of Advanced Study in Geology Panjab University, Chandigarh and Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC) PAU campus, Ludhiana, here today.
This workshop was in line with Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC) and Panjab University, Chandigarh on 7th August 2019. In this MoU both institutions joined hands to enhance research and academic collaboration for application of Remote sensing and geospatial technology.
The workshop held at the Centre of Advanced Study in Geology Panjab University, Chandigarh and scientific group from both the above mentioned institutions came together to hold technical discussions and deliberations following a presentation session.
In this workshop key speakers from PRSC scientific group were Dr R. K. Setia (Soil, water and Environment) Mr. S.K. Sahoo (Geology, water resources and disaster management) Mr. S.K. Patel (Geo-informatics and spatial analytics), Mr. Dhruval Bhavsar (Forest and environment), and Dr. Mohit Arora (Geophysics and remote sensing).
Speakers from Panjab University were Dr. Simrat Kahlon, Dr. Vishwa Bandhu Singh (Geography and geoinformatics) from Department of Geography, Dr. Madhuri Rishi (Environmental Issues) from Department of Environment Studies, Dr. Mahesh Thakur (Landslides, Active Faults and Heat flow) from Department of Geology, who was also organizing secretary of the event and Dr. Naveen Aggarwal and Dr. Sukhvir Singh (UAV and wireless sensors) from University Institute Engineering and Technology.
All the eminent speakers talked about their research work and future prospective and discussed how the remote sensing and GIS resources can be used efficiently and collaboratively for sustainable development of society and encouraged young students and research scholars in this direction.