SDI Steering Committee meeting – Uttarakhand State SDI Steering Committee meeting held on 26th October, 2018 at Chief Secretary Hall (CS Hall) under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Sh. Utpal Kumar Singh, Govt. of Uttarakhand. In the meeting Dr. Ranjeet Kumar, Sinha, Secretary In-charge Dept. of Planning, Govt. of Uttarakhand, Dr. Rajendra Dobhal, DG UCOST; Sh. P.S. Acharya, CEO NSDI, DST, Govt. of India; Prof. J.S.Rawat, Director, NRDMS, Almora; Dr. Dr. Dheeraj Pandey, Additional Secretary, Forest & Environment, Govt. of Uttarakhand; Dr. Manoj Pant, JD, Dept. of Planning; Dr. D.P.Uniyal, Sr.Scientific Officer UCOST; Dr. Manmohan Rawat Scientific Officer(I/C), UCOST; Mr. Vinod Rawat, NRDMS, Almora; Mr. Himanshu Goel DBA and other many experts were present. Prof. Rawat address brief about the SDI project progress and ToR and future prospective of the project. In the meeting there was a discussion on current and Futuristic SDI progress. Chief Secretary, Govt. of Uttarakhand highly appreciated the progress of SDI project. In meanwhile Dr. Rajendra Dobhal, DG UCOST presented status of SDI Geoportal and its importance in future G-Governance. The Steering Committee agreed to sanction project entitled “APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SELECTED URBAN & RURAL AREAS OF UTTARAKHAND STATE USING UTTARAKHAND SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURE (USDI) FRAME WORK BY OVERCOMING DATA GAPS – ON A PILOT MODE” from State share with collaboration with DST, Govt. of India . Meeting ended with vote of Thanks by Secretary In-charge, Planning Commission, Govt. of Uttarakhand.
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- NASI Best Science Teacher Award 2018-19