Chandigarh, April 15, 2019: Centre for Advanced Study(UGC), Department of Geography, Panjab University, Chandigarh in collaboration with Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA) Chandigarh Chapter organized the first ever Map Quiz for Post Graduate Students of Department of Geography, Panjab University, Chandigarh, here today.
Prof Gopal Krishan and Prof Surya Kant Former Presidents of INCA were present. Sh Prashant Kumar Director Survey of India Chandigarh & Chairman ,INCA Chandigarh Chapter and Sh OP Sarna Secretary, INCA Chandigarh Chapter informed students about INCA and it’s activities.
Prof Krishna Mohan Coordinator Centre of Advanced Study Department of Geography thanked INCA and Survey of India informed that the objective of this Map Quiz was to popularize the awareness and application of topographical maps, satellite imageries, GIS and GPS.
Indian National Cartographic Association Hyderabad is sponsoring this event and Survey of India Chandigarh is providing all logistic support.
110 students of Geography, Remote Sensing and Disaster Management participated in this event. While every participant will
receive participation certificates, the winners will be awarded by INCA in their International Conference.