Proposed Services and Potential  Funding Sources of the Centre of Geoinformatics

Proposed services: the Centre can provide services in following areas-

  • Capacity Buildings- capacity building in Geospatial technology can be done through summer/winter schools, short/long term training programs and workshops. The potential clients for capacity building may include decision makers, users, academicians from govt./pvt. institutions, NGOs etc. The funding for capacity building programs will be sought from agencies like Dept. of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India.
  • Consultancy Projects- The Centre has potential to carry consultancy projects for clients like World Banks, MHRD, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Goverment of India, Home | Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Local Municipalities etc. The consultancy projects may include but not limited to plan preparation at local, urban and regional scale, mapping and analysis of transport, infrastructure and utility, socio-economic infrastructure, flood inundation, environmental issues.
  • Research Projects- The Centre has potential to undertake research projects related geo-spatial technology. The research project can be endorsed by Dept. of Science & Technology (DST), ISRO etc.

Training and Workshops Conducted:

  • Awareness workshop on ‘GIS and Universal Accessibility.’(9-12th January, 2019).

Designation:Coordinator

Venue: School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.

Sponsoring Agency: Grants approved by Awareness Generation & Publicity Scheme, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.  

  • Short Term Training Program on ‘Geo-Spatial Applications.’ (01/07/2019-12/07/2019).

Designation: Co-coordinator

Venue: School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.

  • Short Term Training Program on ‘Basic Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Planning and Architecture.’ (02/07/2018-06/07/2018).

Designation: Co-coordinator

Venue: School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.

  • One Day Workshop on ‘Redevelopment and Retrofitting Proposal Using Geospatial Analysis.’ Held on 27/01/2017

Designation: Coordinator

Venue: School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.

  • IV GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Network) course on ‘Institutions, Economic Development and Industrial Upgrading.’ (14/12/2016-18/12/2016).

Designation: Coordinator

Venue: School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.

 

Research Articles: 

  1. Saha, K., & Van Landeghem, K. 2021. Evaluating an automated object-oriented method to delineate drumlins from both terrestrial and submarine digital elevation models. In ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, V.3,pp. 29-35.
  2. Saha, K., Kalra, R. & Khare, R. 2020. A geospatial approach to enhance religious tourism in India—A case of Ujjain city, Madhya Pradesh. GeoJournal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-020-10334-w.

 

Book Chapter: 

  1. Saha K., Frøyen Y. (2021) An Automated Approach to Facilitate Rooftop Solar PV Installation in Smart Cities: A Comparative Study Between Bhopal, India and Trondheim, Norway. In: Sharma P. (eds) Geospatial Technology and Smart Cities. The Urban Book Series. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-71945-6_5. 
  1. Saha K., Khare R. 2020. A Geospatial Approach to Conserving Cultural Heritage Tourism at Kumbh Mela Events in India. In: Wise N., Jimura T. (eds) Tourism, Cultural Heritage and Urban Regeneration. The Urban Book Series. Springer, Cham., pp. 125-140. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41905-9_9.