School of Resarch and technology is Nodal center for IIRS outreach Program
IIRS OUTREACH PROGRAMME
We are happy to inform SCHOOL OF RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY PEOPLE’S UNIVERSITY is a Network Institute of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO Outreach Network.
Name of the coordinator: Ms. Shital Gupta, Associate .Prof and Head of department of Computer Science & Engineering.
ABOUT IIRS INDIAN INSTITUTE OF REMOTE SENSING (IIRS)
A unit under Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India is a premier Training and Educational Institute set-up for developing trained professionals in the field of Remote Sensing, Geo informatics and GNSS Technology for Natural Resources, Environmental and Disaster Management. Formerly known as Indian Photo-interpretation Institute (IPI), founded in 1966, the Institute boasts to be the first of its kind in entire South-East Asia. While nurturing its primary endeavour to build capacity among the user community by training mid-career professionals, the Institute has enhanced its capability and evolved many training and education programmes that are tuned to meet the requirements of various target user groups in the society, ranging from fresh graduates to policy makers including academia. The training and education programmes at IIRS include the short duration customized courses, PG Diploma, Master’s Degree (M.Tech. and M.Sc.) in various disciplines. IIRS also conducts distance learning programmes under IIRS Outreach Activity.
IIRS OUTREACH PROGRAMME
IIRS Outreach Programme focusses on strengthening the Academia and User Segments in Space Technology & Its Applications using Online Learning Platforms. IIRS distance learning program was initiated in 2007 with the participation of twelve universities in India. Till date, IIRS has successfully conducted 22 programs through live and interactive classrooms (also known as EDUSAT programme) and also launched five online courses under e-learning programme.
Currently IIRS distance learning programme is being conducted through following modes:
- Live and Interactive classroom sessions (http:dlp.iirs.gov.in)
- E-learning based online courses (http://elearning.iirs.gov.in)
LIVE AND INTERACTIVE CLASSROOM
The use of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System, Global Navigation Satellite System and associated geospatial technologies is increasing rapidly, creating an urgent demand for trained manpower. The live and interactive mode of distance learning is enabled through Internet and A view software platform developed by Amrita e-learning Lab in collaboration with Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India.
The programs are available through Internet without any cost to the user. The live and interactive sessions will be conducted by experts from IISR-ISRO and other knowledge Institutions. IIRS has successfully conducted 75 such courses so far with participation of over 46590+ participants from 626+ academic institutions, government departments and industry.
THE BENEFICIARIES OF THE PROGRAMME MAY INCLUDE
- Central/State/Private Universities & Academic Institutions.
- Central & State Government Organizations/Departments.
- Research Institutes.
- Geo-spatial Industry.
- Student of Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses (any year);
- Technical/ Scientific Staff of Central/ State Government Ministries/ Departments;
- Faculty / Researchers at university / Institutions.
- Registration Link: https://www.iirs.gov.in/EDUSAT-News
COURSE STUDY MATERIAL
Course study materials such as lecture slides, video recorded lectures, open source software, data &hand-outs of demonstrations, etc., will be made available through IIRS ftp link (ftp://ftp.iirs.gov.in) Video lectures will also be uploaded on YouTube Channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/edusat2004).
There is no course fee
Course Registration Course updates and other details will be available on URL- http://www.dlp.iirs.gov.in
TIME AND DURATION
The live classroom session are being conducted during 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM on daily basis through state of art studio facility setup in the Institute.
FOLLOWING HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SET-UP IS REQUIRED AT USER END
- High-end Computer/Laptop (Windows OS)
- Good quality web camera (optional)
- Headphone with Microphone (optional) and Speakers
- Large Display Screen (Projector or TV).
SOFTWARE AND INTERNET REQUIREMENTS
Desktop based: A-VIEW software (free to download from www.aview.in or IIRS ftp link: ftp://ftp.iirs.gov.in). Online live access through http://live.iirs.gov.in with free registration. Connectivity & Other configurations: NKN or any other high speed internet facility (preferably without firewall, with minimum of 2 Mbps bandwidth). Network requirements: Port 80 and RTMP (port 1935) protocol should be unblocked from user’s computer and Firewall.
Participating Institutions have to bear total expenses for establishment of the classroom facility. Award of Certificate Working Professionals: Based on 70% attendance and submission of assignments. Students: Based on 70% attendance and online examination.
DETAILS of EVENTS