North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam organized a training programme on Recent Trends in Geospatial Technology during 05 – 09 August, 2013 at NESAC premises for capacity building of officials involved in the field. Resource persons from Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, ISTRAC, Bangalore, NEHU, Shillong and NESAC have given talk on the recent topics like Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Microwave Remote Sensing, WebGIS, Spatial Data Analysis technique, geostatistical analysis technique etc. About 30 participants including 17 from the State Remote Sensing Applications Centres of NER, 4 from Line departments of Meghalaya state and 9 from NESAC, Umiam have attended the training programme.
North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) and Central Silk Board (CBS), Bangalore jointly organized a National workshop at NESAC, Umiam (Meghalaya) during May 11-12, 2012 as a part of the project on Applications of Remote Sensing & GIS in Sericulture Development . The workshop was attended by around 90 delegates including Directors & representative of Directors from state Sericulture Departments, Directors & scientists from state remote sensing application centres, Scientists from ISRO headquarters, NRSC, CSB & NESAC.
2nd National Workshop on "Holistic Scientific Approach using Integrated Geophysical Studies for the Management of Natural Hazards" in collaboration with Indian Geophysical Union (IGU) which was held at NESAC campus in Umiam, Meghalaya during 22-23 April, 2013. Senior Scientists and Academicians from various DOS/ISRO centers, NEIST-Jorhat, IIT-Guwahati, NGRI, Guwahati University etc. were invited to deliver the talk on various Natural Hazards and Disasters specially focusing on NE Region.
As a part of Space Based Information Support for Decentralized Planning (SIS-DP) programme, North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) has organized the 1st Regional Workshop on SIS-DP at NESAC during Sept 20-21, 2011 in collaboration with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad. The objective of this workshop was to familiarize the utilization of SIS-DP programme among the collaborative agencies as well as various line departments of this region.
Two days Regional Workshop was organized by NESAC on “GIS mapping, total station survey, mis development and integration of GIS with MIS” during September 6-7, 2011 at NESAC in collaboration with NRSC and Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, New Delhi). The workshop was on a subject that is of great importance as the developmental effort of the Government to uplift the living conditions in slum areas in NER. Hon’ble Minister of Housing, Municipal Administration, S& T and Urban Affairs Govt. Of Meghalaya, Smt. M. Ampareen Lyngdoh was present in the opening ceremony of the workshop as a Chief Guest. .
A day long workshop on construction of Green and eco-sustainable habitat was held on Feb 11, 2011 at NESAC on the occasion of NESAC residential complex being constructed for 3 star certification of Green Building by the GRIHA – secretariat, New Delhi. The workshop was graced by the Hon’ble Member, NEC. The NESAC residential campus is going to be the second “GREEN Campus” in North East India after IIM, Shillong.
Hands on Training given to various Scientists of State Remote Sensing Centres under Applications of RS and GIS in Sericulture Development project during 2010-11
Hands on Training given to various Scientists of State Remote Sensing Centres under SID-DP project during 2010-11