PASIGHAT, Aug 19: Field officers serving in various departments under Arunachal State government were imparted day-long training on ‘Satellite-based monitoring and geo-tagging’ in Upper Siang and Lower Dibang Valley districts of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, according to DIPRO report.
Inaugurating the training programme, Lower Dibang Valley DC Mitali Namchoom said geo-tagging has been made compulsory for progress monitoring for Border Area Development Project (BADP) and other central sponsored projects such as PMGSY road and MGNREGA road construction schemes implemented in the border state.
The DC advised the participants to take the training with attention and learn technologies for effective monitoring of the ongoing projects.
Among those who availed the training were Planning & Investment Director (Monitoring) Mokir Ori, Head of the engineering departments, administrative officers and field functionaries of government departments.
The training was conducted by the monitoring cell of the planning department, in collaboration with the State Remote Sensing Application Centre (SRSAC), and featured training on Dashboard, MIS and mobile application, besides field visits for geo-tagging.
Similar training program was conducted at Yingking in Upper Siang district wherein government officials were given training on project monitoring technologies by the planning department and officials of SRSAC.
The team of trainers led by SRSAC technical consultant Timothy Nima explained the modules of mobile application and web-portal Dashboard. They also gave a practical demonstration on the use of satellite-based technology.
The program at Yingking was attended by Upper Siang Deputy Commissioner Duly Kamduk.