M.P Singh, IAS Chairman

MP Singh, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, Dev.
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Dr. Brijendra Pateriya - Director Director

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Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)- Ludhiana Chapter
(Best Chapter- Award 2015)
established in 1969

About ISRS

Web Link :- About ISRS

Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) was established in 1969 as "Indian Society of Photo-interpretation" with the main objective of advancement and dissemination of remote sensing technology and education by conjunctive use of remote sensing with conventional mehods in the fields of survey, planning and management of natural resources and environment by organising seminars/ symposia and by publishing journal, bulletins, proceedings, etc. From its modest beginning with 56 members, the Society has grown into a premier professional body with a membership of over 3700, including both individual and Institutional members. The Journal of the Society, JISRS, a quarterly publication, is the only journal in the country exclusively dealing with remote sensing technology and its applications. The Society has been organising annual conventions and national symposia regularly since 1981, giving opportunities to the remote sensing community in the country to present their papers and discuss the problems and methods of applications of remote sensing in development and management of resources. Remote Sensing has been universally recognised as a highly effective and extremely versatile technology for evaluation and management of natural resources and environment. With the advent and advancement of Geographic Information System (GIS), the concept of multidisciplinary integrated approach got an impetus in monitoring and management of resources and environment. Realising this in recent years ISRS is giving emphasis on application of integrated approach for solving various types of real world problems related to resource management, environmental assessment and disaster management.

Aims and objectives of the society

Web Link :- Aims and objectives of the society

  • To help towards advancement, dissemination and application of the knowledge of Remote Sensing technology, which is deemed to include photo interpretation, photogrammetry, aerial photography, image processing, and other related technologies in the field of survey, planning and management of natural resources and other areas of application where the technology is considered to be appropriate.
  • To promote interaction among all persons, bodies, institutions (private and/or state-owned) and industries interested in achieving advancement, dissemination and application of the technology.
  • To encourage and undertake research in remote sensing and related technologies.
  • To undertake and execute all acts which shall promote all or any of the aims and objctives of Society.

How to become member

  • For becoming a life member or annual member one has to fill the prescribed membership form
  • Membership fee

    Life membership fee = Rs. 3,000/- (person below 45 years of age)
                                       Rs. 2,500/- (person above 45 years of age)
    Annual membership fee for one year= Rs. 500/-

Executive Council of Ludhiana Chapter of ISRS for 2016-18

Sr. No.

Post

Name & Designation

1

Patron

Dr Brijendra Pateriya, Director, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana

2

Chairman

Professor S S Kukal, Additional Director of Research (NRM), Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

3

Vice-Chairman

Dr P K Kingra, Professor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

4

Secretary

Dr R K Setia, Scientist, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana

5

Joint Secretary

Dr Samanpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

6

Treasurer

Mr S K Sahoo, Scientist, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana

7

Members

  • Dr Harbans Singh, Professor, SCD Govt College, Ludhiana
  • Dr Sompal, Associate Professor, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
  • Ms Nidhi Batta, Department of Soil & Water Conservation, Govt of Punjab
  • Ms Reenu Sharma, Scientist, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana
  • Mr Parmod Nehra, Reserach Fellow, Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, Ludhiana

Major achievements

  • Best Chapter Award 2015
  • Organised a Regional Seminar on geospatial technology in Natural Resource Management (March 2015)
  • Organised lectures on geospatial technology for school children in the rural areas of Punjab
  • Activities to popularize remote sensing based maps and spatial information available under SIS-DP and Bhuvan in the rural areas of Punjab
  • Celebration of World Environment Day and Remote Sensing Day
  • Organised lectures on scientific and technical writing for young scientists

Proposed Activities (up to 31st August 2016)

  • Celebration of World Environment Day by involving the school students of Ludhiana
  • Celebration of Remote Sensing Day by involving the students of colleges in the cities near to Ludhiana
  • Lecture on scientific writing for young scientists

Downloads

Sr.no  Documents Download
1. ISRS Membership Form (ISG): Click here

Important Link

Contact Us

For more information, please contact us at the followings:
Email :-  isrsludhiana@gmail.com
Telephone :   +91-161-2303484
Fax :   +91-161-2303483
Mail :
Ludhiana Chapter of ISRS,
Punjab Remote Sensing Centre, PAU Campus,
Ludhiana-141 004,
Punjab, India

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