Prof. (Er.) Jayanta Kumar Ghosh Conferred with ISRS National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017

by Shrutee /DNS
Prof. (Er.) Jayanta Kumar Ghosh of IIT Roorkee conferred with ISRS (Indian Society for Remote Sensing) National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017 (Life Time Achievement Award)
ISRS (Indian Society for Remote Sensing), the most renowned society in the area of space science/remote sensing/ geo-spatial technology in India, felicitated Prof. (Er.) Jayanta Kumar Ghosh, Civil Engineering Department, IIT Roorkee with the National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017 (Life Time Achievement Award).
The award was conferred on 5th December 2018 to Prof. J. K. Ghosh at SAC (Space Application Centre) Ahmedabad for his outstanding contributions to the development of geo-spatial science and applications. The award contained a citation, a medal and Rs. 1,00,000.
Speaking on this special occasion, Prof. J. K. Ghosh said that “ this Award is an acknowledgement of scientific contributions and I am glad that the members of Award Committee have liked and acknowledged my work towards development of geo-spatial systems and applications. I sincerely feel that, whatever honor has been conferred upon me is an honor to all, whose benevolence, guidance and assistance helped me to grow up as I am now”.
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IIT Roorkee is an institute of national importance imparting higher education in engineering, sciences, management, architecture and planning, and humanities and social sciences. Since its establishment in 1847, the Institute has played a vital role in providing technical manpower and know-how to the country. In the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2018, the institute has been ranked 3rd among the IITs, while on the citations criterion it has been ranked 1st among all the Institutes in India.  IIT Roorkee is an institution with pioneering contribution in the field of education, training, research and development, advisory services in various fields including hydro, hydrology, water resources, geology, earthquake, renewable energy and environmental management advisory and has world class laboratories related to hydropower and water sector.
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