The Department, based on their years of experience, realized the increasing demand of trained professionals and domain experts in the field of Geoinformatics. In-order to cater to this demand and create a pool of well-trained manpower of different levels, the Department started organizing various courses since 2008.

The main aim of the training programmes towards supporting human resources development for the growing field of Geoinformatics. For that purpose structured training courses on subject matter are being organized. This Cell has established itself as an important Centre of Learning Geoinformatics in Eastern India. The candidates successfully completing the courses are significantly contributing towards the field in various capacities like faculties, research scholars and professionals in Governmental as well as Private Organizations. In-service trainees are successfully utilizing Geoinformatics in their respective Departments/ Organizations.

Courses offered:

8 Week Certificate Course in Remote Sensing & GIS (Commenced from 2009)

Objective: Hands-on training on the subject.

Target Group: Faculties of Universities/Colleges, officials of the line departments/organization of the Government.

2 Week Short Term Course in Remote Sensing & GIS (Commenced from 2012)

Objective: To give an overview of the subject and demonstrate application potentials of Remote Sensing and GIS technologies

Target Group: Faculties of Universities/ Colleges, officials of the line departments/organization of the State Government.

1 Week Short Term Course, Advanced Level (Commenced from 2017)

Objective: Disseminate knowledge of Advanced Geoinformatics and their potential applications to experts of various domains for widespread use of this technology in their fields of specialization for societal benefit.

Target Group: Faculties of Universities/ Colleges, officials of the line departments/ organization of the State Government with basic knowledge of RS & GIS.

1 Year PG Diploma in Geoinformatics (affiliated MAKAUT) (Commenced from 2008)

Target Group: This course is meant for fresh Postgraduates.

In-order to meet the huge demand of the above mentioned courses a new State-of-the-art laboratory has been set up to accommodate more number of participants in each course.

Kolkata | Capital Of West Bengal