NESAC arranged a One-Day Workshop on GAGAN Dongles

NESAC arranged a One-Day Workshop on 04th September 2018 at NESAC for demonstration, training, and distribution of Bluetooth enabled GAGAN Dongles & Smartphones with mobile Apps for field data collection of Planning Department Officials of NER States for various projects under NLCPR Scheme of MDoNER, Govt. of India . Around 50 Officials from various departments of NER states attended the meeting. Sri Anjan Debnath, Scientist, NESAC & Sri PLN Raju, Director, NESAC gave a theoretical description on the working of the GAGAN Dongles and answered various queries from the participants of the workshop. Sri Avinash Chauhan, Scientist, NESAC gave a demonstration of the mobile app developed for field data collection. Participants tested the mobile app themselves and were happy at its performance. Mr. Yogesh Kumar, Section Officer, Ministry of DoNER, New Delhi represented MDoNER at the workshop. He gave a brief talk addressing vision of the ministry in using state-of-the-art technology in NLCPR and other schemes of the ministry. He also took part in the hands-on demonstration. Later, a demonstration of the UAV facilities at NESAC was given to the participants. After the demonstration, lunch was presented to the participants and after the lunch, the dongles and smartphones were handed over to the Planning Department officials of each state.