Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) is a premium training professional institute under the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). It is launching a new short term online course on Remote Sensing and GIS Technology and Gadgets. This course is organized for the members of universities and their affiliated colleges. Those scientists, engineers, and officers who are working in government offices also eligible to apply for this course.
IIRS IS HELPING IN STAYING PRODUCTIVE EVEN AT HOME
Every year, the institute conducts the ISRO-National Natural Resources Management System. It is a well-defined sponsored certificate course that is carried out for a period of eight weeks. As the country is under lockdown for a few days due to COVID-19, it wouldn’t be possible to reorganize that course. Staying at home doesn’t mean to be unproductive. Therefore, the institute is back with an online course for some professionals.
OBJECTIVE OF THIS COURSE
This basic aim of launching this course is to educate professionals in the field of Remote Sensing and GIS technology. This course would cover all the concepts in detail along with their applications.
The important concepts that the course would cover are:
• Remote sensing
• Image processing
• GIS technology and its application in some domains.
These domains include coastal and ocean science, agriculture and soil, geoscience, forest resource, and ecosystem analysis, water resource, urban and regional studies, Natural Hazards, and disaster risk management.
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO ENROL FOR THIS COURSE?
This course is for government officials who wish to improve their knowledge in the field of technology or who already have an interest in this field. Members of UGC/AICTE can also apply for this course. Scientists and engineers who are working in the government sector can enroll for this course launched by IIRS.
PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATE WILL BE GIVEN
There are some requirements that the enrolled person needs to fulfill. They can submit the proof of their employment at the time of online registration. Those proofs include the employee’s ID Card or a letter certifying his or her employment. Participants have to maintain minimum attendance. Those participants who will be qualified in an online examination would be awarded an online certificate. Examination would be conducted for all the participants who would enroll for this course.
DATE OF ENROLLING AND COMMENCEMENT
Those who want to apply for this online opportunity can apply to the official website of IIRS. The last date to apply for this course is 8 June 2020. This course will begin on 13 June and will end on 1 July 2020. It will be offered in two sessions from 10 am to 1 pm. It will be continued from Monday to Saturday. Moreover, an interactive session would be conducted after each regular session.
There are some important things that participants need to have with them to attend this course. Participants need to have a laptop or a computer with a Windows operating system. They also need to have a web camera along with a microphone and speaker. Those who are interested to take this online course can go through the foremost statement of this information so that they can read that in detail.