Celebrating national survey day

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The Geodetic of Research Branch, Survey of India joined hands with Institution of Surveyors Dehra Dun Branch in organizing a workshop on Role of Geodesy in Surveying Practices, 10-11 April, 2006, Dehradun, India. There would be no better celebration for National Survey Day. The occasion was also used to pay tribute to Pt Nain Singh one of the greatest explores of 19th Century


The inauguration function was graced by Lt. Gen. (Retired) TPS Rawat, Honorable Minister for Tourism, Govt of Uttaranchal; Dr RS Tolia, Chief Information Commissioner, Uttaranchal; Brig PN Koul; Brig (Dr.) B Nagarajan, Chairman, Institution of Surveyor, Dehradun Branch and Shri G Varun Kumar, Secretary Institution of Surveyor, Dehradun Branch. Brig (Dr) B Nagarajan threw light on the past achievements of Geodetic and Research Branch and prospective role and developmental plan to meet the current users requirement. Dr RS Tolia talked about how Pt Nain Singh suffered hardship in his early stage of life and reached to become one of the most adorable name in Indian Survey history. Lt Gen (Retired) TPS Rawat in his chief guest address told the audience about the steps taken by the Uttaranchal Goverbment to enhance the facilities for tourists at various level. Brig Koul talked about the various activities undertaken by Institutions of Surveyors and steps taken to resolve the issues of map and other Geospatial data availability in public domain. In all nearly 30 technical papers were presented. A no. of technology demonstration by vendors from M/s Trimble Navigation, CITES, PAN INDIA Shotam instruments, AIMIL Ltd. and M/s ERDAS India were also held. In valedictory session Dr Bhoop Singh spoke about the activities sponsored by Department of Science and technology. Professor Anbalgan talked about the research projects undertaken by Earth Science Department of IIT Roorkee. Dr Govil of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing also addressed the gathering.

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