Centre for Land Resource Management

Mission:

Centre started functioning in January 2012, under the School of Natural Resource Management with a mission to provide education in the field Geoinformatics for Land Resources Management aiming towards policy formulation, sustainable development of the society and the environment.

About the Centre:

The Centre for Land Resource Management started functioning in January 2012, under the School of Natural Resource Management. The Centre offers various courses in Geoinformatics .These courses are designed keeping the advances of Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS technologies and its integration with geosciences, water resources, wildlife habitat, forest and ecology, agriculture and soil, coastal management, urban & regional planning etc. with wide spectrum of research in these field. These courses aim to develop both a solid theoretical understanding and a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of Geoinformatics in the day-today life as well as in the sustainable development of the society and the environment.

The Centre is equipped with basic and state of artequipments, which includes Workstations, Server, DGPS, Handheld GPS, DSLR camera, Scanners, plotters as well as various GIS and Image Processing softwares viz., Geomatica, MAPINFO, IGIS, Erdas Imagine, AutoCAD and eCognition. The Centre for Land Resource Management is committed to serve the academic community and society as a whole through terrestrial and extra-terrestrial research base in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Columbia Water Centre (CWC), Columbia University, New York, Survey of India (SOI), Geological Survey of India (GSI) and various academic/ research institutions of national and international repute.

Area of Research

  1. Water resource management
  2. Climate change
  3. Disaster management

Facility Available,Lab etc.

Library

Central Library   

Internet facility for staff and students

Available

Total no. of class rooms

03

Classroom with ICT facility

01

Student's Laboratories

03

Research Laboratories

Nil