Tuesday, September 6, 2011

UNIGIS Orientation Workshop in Chandigarh, India!

UNIGIS@PU_Chandigarh started their 3rd batch of students with an orientation workshop organised at the Department of Geography, Panjab University, Chandigarh (India) from 2nd to 4th September, 2011. Dr. Shahnawaz (UNIGIS Director S/E Asia) conducted the workshop with 9 students in a unique combination of course participants from Govt. agencies, UN officials, GI-industry managers, engineers and defence personnel.

Prof. Smita Bhutani (Course Coordinator) welcomed the incoming students to the course and expressed her commitment to serving these senior professionals and officials from various backgrounds. Dr. Krishna Mohan (Chairman Geography Dept.) stated that the department feels honoured in supporting advanced students from a range of highly regarded institutions.

During the concluding session, the new students expressed that the workshop was immensly important for getting into the depths of UNIGIS courses and it has completely changed their perception about GIScience education.