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CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM FOR IDES OFFICERS AND TECHNICAL STAFF OF DGDE

CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAM FOR IDES OFFICERS AND TECHNICAL STAFF OF DGDE

Context:

On 18th October 2021, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar launched a training program on the latest survey technologies and mapping of defence land boundaries using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) for officers of Indian Defence Estates Services (IDES) and Technical Staff of Directorate General Defence Estates (DGDE).

Aim of the Program:

  • The program aims to train the resources of the Defense Estates Organization in the latest technology through the country's premier institutions and generate in-house capacities for survey and protection of land.

About the Program:

  • The 1st batch of the training started at the National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), in Hyderabad when the program opened with a video conference from New Delhi.
  • With this program, trainees will be able to acquire new a skill-set in modern technologies like satellite imagery processing, drone imagery processing etc.
  • It is proposed to impart training to the entire technical team of the DGDE Organization, including computer programmers of the Cantonment Boards, to be trained in batches. The first batch of Sub Divisional Officers is being trained from 18th October 2021 for two weeks at NRSC, Hyderabad.

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