The Department of Geography organized two Days International Conference on "Spatial Decision Support Systems for United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" on 1st and 2nd February 2017. More than 120 delegates from different countries of world and various states of India have participated in the conference. Principal of college Dr. Anula Maurya welcomed the distinguished chief guest and dignitaries. The event was honored by Chief Guest Prof. Murli Manohar Joshi and distinguish dignitaries Prof. R.B. Singh, Vice President International Geographic Union, Prof. Masood Ahsan Siddiqui, Jamia Millia Islamia, Prof. Santosh Kumar, Director, NIDM, Prof. Rana P. B. Singh, BHU, Dr. Ramesh S. Hooda, Haryana Space Application Centre, Prof. Vinay Maitri, SPA, Prof. Fumiko Kasuga, Global Hub Director ‐ Japan, Future Earth Secretariat, Prof. Viacheslav I. Kharuk, Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russia, Prof. Leonid Sorokin, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. A Panel Discussion was also organized on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in which some of the distinguished delegates participated and put forth their views. In this Panel Discussion the dignitaries who actively took part during the discussion were Prof. R.B. Singh, Prof. Santosh Kumar, Prof. Rana P. B. Singh, Prof. Fumiko Kasuga, Prof. Leonid Sorokin, Prof. Haseena Hashia, Prof. J.S. Rawat, Prof. Atiqur Rahman. The dignitaries lauded the effort of Department of Geography for UN initiatives. Prof. Murli Manohar Joshi said development ideas must promote sustainable consumption pattern and reduce the global inequalities. Ms Seema Sahdev, Convener presented outcome of the conference by concluding that spatial Information Technologies has evolved as effective decision support systems for achieving sustainable development goals. Along with this societal perception requires collaborative participatory and action oriented approach involving scientists, policy makers academicians and activists in order to promote developing views on sustainable development. The conference ended with vote of thanks by Dr. Manish Kumar.
Inaugural and Valedictory functions of International Conference on Spatial Decision Support Systems for United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on 1st and 2nd Feb. 2017
On the Occasion of International Conference eminent scholars/Scientists from various countries and institutions visited our College i.e., Prof. Fumiko Kasuga, Global Hub Director ‐ Japan, Future Earth Secretariat, Prof. Santosh Kumar, Director, National Institute of Disaster Management, Mr. Mukesh Meena, ACB Chief and Special Commissioner, Delhi Police, Prof. R.B. Singh, Vice President, International Geographic Union, Prof. Masood Ahsan Siddiqui, Head, Department of Geography, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Milia Islamia, Dr. Ramesh S. Hooda, Chief Scientist, Haryana Space Applications Centre.