Dr Dibyajyoti Chutia,Scientist-SF has received the National Geomatics Award 2019 on Technology for his significant contribution in the applications of Geomatics. The award was given by the Hon’ble Governor of Meghalaya during the National Symposium on “Innovations in Geospatial Technology for Sustainable Development with special emphasis on NER” and annual conventions of Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG) & Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) organized jointly by Indian Society of Geomatics & Indian Society of Remote Sensing held during 20-22 November, 2019 in Shillong.
Election e-ATLAS developed for the States of North East Region received the 7th eNabling North East [eNorth East] Award 2019-2020 in the category ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHEMES, ENTITLEMENTS, CITIZEN & E-GOVERNANCE SERVICES. With the theme of the event plenary ‘Sustaining the Pursuit of UN SDGs Post in Covid19 North East India’, the 7th edition of the eNorth East Award 2019-20 was announced on June 20, 2020, as culmination of months of nomination process, and three days of virtual jury (due to Covid-19) for selecting the best sustainable development practices of North East India. Total 51 nominations shortlisted for the award event. Mr. K. Moses Chalai, IAS, Secretary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), Government of India graced the occasion as Chief Guest of the event along with the other dignitaries.