Dr Maya Mahajan, Associate Professor & ENVIS coordinator (AVV), welcomed the dignitaries and led the session. Dr Magesh G briefed about GIS and its relevance in environmental management during his introductory speech. Mr Vinod P G, Managing Director of GeoVin solutions (P) Ltd., was the keynote speaker of the event.
Vinod P G is a GIS expert from Kerala working under his proprietary firm GeoVin Solutions (P) Ltd, a Geomatics based Consultancy firm at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He discussed various applications of GIS in environmental management and gave an insight into various case studies of GIS works conducted at Kerala. Furthermore, he depicted the importance of GIS and its applications in mapping and managing the Covid-19 pandemic during his concluding session.
The webinar was a grand success and received good appreciation from the participants. A total of 385 participants including researchers from various organisations, academicians, environmental professionals, and postgraduate students from various states across the nation registered for the program. Considering the overwhelming responses from the participants, the webinar was conducted as two sessions with the first session from 5 to 6 pm, followed by the second session which was from 6.20 to 7.20 pm. The session concluded with an interactive session followed by a word of thanks for the speakers