NeSDR Bootcamp on WebGIS and Mobile AppNew

A 3-day Bootcamp Training on WebGIS and Mobile App Development was organized by NESAC during October 22-24, 2018 under the umbrella of the North Eastern Spatial Data Repository (NeSDR) Programme of the centre. The major aim of the Bootcamp was to train the officials of State Remote Sensing Applications Centres (SRSACs) of NER in order to participate in the Collaborative Development of Governance Applications (CDGA). The training was attended by 17 Officials working in the core areas of IT and GeoInformatics from SRSACs, Meghalaya Basin Development Authority (MBDA) and Meghalaya IT Department. The major focuses were given on hands-on exposure towards development of Mobile Apps and Spatial Dashboard applications using open source software and standards. The programme comprises of practical oriented lectures closely followed by intense hands-on sessions spanning 12 hours each day from 7AM – 7PM. On the day of closing function, 5 mini projects were demonstrated on the following topics – 1) GeoTagging Mobile Apps for asset mapping, 2) Dashboard Application for CrimeGIS, 3) GeoTourism, 4) Secure Mobile Application for Geotagging and 5) Election Dashboard. Director, NESAC with senior scientists from NESAC were also present during the closing function.