Virtual Meeting on “ICAR-Geoportal Spatial Data Infrastructure and Applications - Way forward” organized

2nd June, 2020, Nagpur

The ICAR-National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Nagpur organized the Virtual Meeting of Experts on “ICAR-KRISHI Geoportal Spatial Data Infrastructure and Applications - Way forward"  today.

ICAR-Geoportal Spatial Data Infrastructure and Applications - Way  forward

In his inaugural address, Dr. Suresh Kumar Chaudhari, Deputy Director General (National Resource Management) & Chairman, Steering Committee, ICAR Research Data Repository for Knowledge Management, ICAR emphasized on the need of convergence of all the repositories in ICAR-KRISHI Geoportal through interoperability with other Geoportals for developing the services and applications for the users.

Dr. Tauqueer Ahmad, Director, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi stressed on the need to strengthen the ICAR KRISHI portal for providing the services in different agricultural applications to the stakeholders.

Highlighting the significant achievements of the KRISHI Project, Dr. Rajender Parsad, Principal Investigator, ICAR-KRISHI emphasized on developing synchronization mechanism and strategy for ICAR-GeoPortal.

Dr. P. Chandran, Director, ICAR-National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, Nagpur, Maharashtra highlighted the need of interoperability of Geoportals with feedback mechanism to get back the value-added information to Geoportals.

Dr. P.S. Acharya, Head & CEO, National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India highlighted the Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and interoperability in spatial data base development and management to develop the applications services.

A total of 97 delegates participated in the Webinar. (Source: ICAR-National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Nagpur)