A Webinar on Geo-Portal Application for e-Governance was organized by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun under distance learning program through edusat on 31st January 2017 at Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida. The webinar was conducted by Dr. Harish C Karnataka (Head & Scientist SF, GIT&DL) IIRS, Dehradun. The students of B.Tech (CSE / CIVIL) 1st & IInd Year attended the webinar along with Dr.Somanath Sinha (Assistant Professor, CSE) and Ms. Kiran Singh(Assistant Professor, APS).
Dr. Karnataka gave a brief introduction to geospatial technology and explained Geo - portal application, popular geoportal and their services. The webinar also covered GIS & Information Technology, e-Governance and role of GIS.
Describing Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Remote Sensing (RS). Dr. Karnataka explained collaborative mapping and data services. He also explained Geographic Information Technology, working of GIS, Internet Technology and Internet Governance.
The session ended with a detailed description of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in delivering government services to the citizen.