Workshop on Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS held at JU
The concluding session of a training workshop titled ‘Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS’ was held on Tuesday.
Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS of Jahangirnagar University and ICIMOD jointly organised the workshop at 3:00pm at the Senate Hall of the university.
University Grants Commission Member Md Sazzad Hossain addressed the session as the chief guest while JU Vice Chancellor Prof Md Nurul Alam, Pro VC (Administration) Prof Sheikh Md Monzurul Huq, Pro VC (Academic) Prof Mostafa Feeroz, Treasurer Prof Rasheda Akhtar, Institute of Remote Sensing and GIS Director Prof Sheikh Tawhidul Islam, Md. Munir Mahmud, were present, among others.
Addressing the session, Prof Sazzad said, “Opportunities exist both domestically and overseas, but there are not enough skilled resources. We have to focus on skill-based education to grab the opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution.”
JU VC Prof Md. Nurul Alam said, “Remote Sensing and GIS is working tirelessly by producing extraordinary human resources. It is also contributing to building Smart Bangladesh.”
The three-day workshop shed light on addressing climate change, food security, water, land use, and air quality through innovative solutions by using satellite data and geospatial technologies in regional hubs.