The first training session on Geo-Information System (GIS) was started at Sindh Agriculture University, teachers and students associated with agricultural engineering are participating in the training.
A three-day training program on Geo Information System (GIS) has been launched for the first time at Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, the inaugural ceremony was held in the hall of the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering on Tuesday.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Dr. Naimatullah Leghari, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture Engineering said that the GIS system has been introduced in various developed countries for monitoring agricultural cultivation, irrigation and climatic conditions, which facilitates the agricultural system.
He said that this training would not only give access to this modern knowledge to the students but also its benefits to agriculture and farmers.
Prof. Dr. Altaf Siyal, an expert in GIS Technology, said that GIS Remote System is a highly efficient system for timely understanding and learning of technological advances and development of agriculture and innovation in this field.
He said that GIS technology provides information on agricultural development, available water resources, soil, climate, mountains and arid areas.
He said that the first training program on GIS has been organized in Sindh Agriculture University in which 30 teachers and students are participating.
Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Siyal said that up to agricultural activities through the GIS system is the latest form of access, through which agribusiness can be carried forward.
He said that the farmers of Sindh need to get authentic information about the land system and climate change all over the world. This system is especially useful for students and researchers in the fields of climate change, water, soil and environment.