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February 18th, 2013
Bangalore Offers Unique Course on GIS

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is suddenly the buzzword. Every government agency of significance wants to use it to get a better idea of Bangalore, its extent, its micro mapping and much more so that they can plan better, monitor development better, and yes, be more efficient. Considering the lack of urban planning in our cities, the use/understanding of basic GIS apps will be a promising step towards making people aware of its benefits in planning urban spaces effectively. Geared precisely for such a scenario, the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) has come up with a short-term course on GIS focusing on “Working with Digital Maps-Leveraging the power of GIS”. The  course aims to equip the learners with essentials of mapping, offering insights and hands-on exposure to working with various free-and-open-source mapping applications. The four-day course will be held from February 21 to 24 at the IIHS City Campus, Bangalore. Read More