A workshop for “Map Awareness” among school teachers was organized by INCA Dehradun Branch on 23.07.2019 at 1100 hours in Conference Hall of NGDC, SOI, Hathibarkala Estate, Dehradun. The aim of the Workshop was to spread Map Awareness among school teachers and to encourage and better preparedness for the upcoming Map Quiz-2019 in particular.
During the Workshop, the lecture regarding Topographical Map was delivered by Shri Pankaj Kumar, Dy. Suptdg. Surveyor, NGDC. He in detail explained various contents and Map Layout of Open Series Map (OSM) and various other maps published by Survey Of India. There were lots of queries from the teachers regarding Map, Cartography & depiction of various features related to map in general.
Ms. Meenakshi Kumar, Scientist ‘G’, IIRS, delivered lecture regarding Satellite Imagery and appraised the teachers about Satellite Imageries.
Shri RJ Kushwaha, PCHO & Shri MP Gupta, PCHO from NHO presented a detailed lecture about Naval Hydrographic Chart.They explained in detail about process of making NHO Chart, its aim and its contents and depiction.
There was huge curiosity about Satellite Imagery and Naval Hydrogphic Chart among teachers and students and the discussion planned upto 1300 hours continued till 1400 hours.
This workshop was highly appriciated by teachers and they requested to conduct more number of this type of workshop.