Raipur, Oct 13:
A seminar was organised on Tuesday at a private hotel in Raipur here under the joint aegis of Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society, Chips and Geo-Special World, New Delhi. More than 60 administrative officers from the departments of Revenue, Forest, Tribal Development, Water Resources, Rural Development Authority, CSIDC and Urban Development participated in this seminar organized on the topic of Geo-spatial Techniques. Giving the above information, Chief Executive Officer of CHIPs, Mr. Sameer Vishnoi said that a workshop has been organised to apprise various departments of the state about the new technologies being used in GIS field in the country. He said that in the modern era, Geographic Information System is being considered as an important tool in the fields of digital empowerment and strong economy, smart cities, water irrigation, health, sanitation, security management etc. Hence emerging technologies like – IoT. Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Cloud, Blockchain and in AR, the use of Geographic Information System is continuously increasing.
Chief Executive Officer of Chips, Amitabh Sharma, while giving welcome address at the inauguration of the seminar, said that Chhattisgarh is a state rich in natural resources. In view of this, GIS of the latest technologies by the chips. Work is being started in the direction of developing a new procedure in the state in coordination with G.S.I. On the occasion, Mr. Joy Congari, Director, Survey of India, Chhattisgarh said that in view of the challenges and difficulties faced in the survey work, Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) is being established at the national level. The use of this latest technology will be started in Chhattisgarh very soon. The Director of Survey of India, Southern Printing Group, T.P. Malik informed that mapping will be started soon in Chhattisgarh with state-of-the-art technology. Mr. Sanjeev Trehan, Director, Trimble India, said in the seminar that after the introduction of laser technology in the survey work, the results are getting closer and more accurate to reality. This gives impetus to the development in the country. Earlier, inaugurating the program, Mr. Abhishek Kontagale, Director, Geo-spatial World, South Asia, said that geo-spatial technology is playing an important role in the global economy. With this technology, the delivery of civil services, continuous development, social and equality is getting easier. Apart from Chips, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ajitesh Pandey proposed vote of thanks to all the guests. In the workshop, Sanjay Gaur, Joint Director, Tribal Development Department, Sunil Mishra from Forest Department, Additional Chief Conservator of Forests also addressed the workshop.