GIS Day is celebrated annually on the 3rd Wednesday of November, during the Geography awareness week, across the globe to provide an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society.
The Remote Sensing & GIS Lab (RS/GIS Lab) of the Centre for Studies in Geography, Dibrugarh University has been hosting the GIS DAY celebration since the year 2013. This year’s GIS Day celebration, took place on 13th November 2019, at the Hall no. 4 of Centre for Studies in Geography, Dibrugarh University. Forty students participated in the event. A lecture on the Definition, components and application of GIS was delivered by Dr. (Miss) Shukla Acharjee, Assistant Professor, Centre for Studies on Geography. Students were encouraged to use GIS software in the research works. GIS Day 2019 was a great success this year and we encourage everyone to come to the Dibrugarh University for next year’s event.