Course on sustainable urban planning launched at IIT Kanpur

Updated: Jan 17, 2018, 13:40 IST | IANS

A new course on Sustainable Urban planning using remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) has been launched at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur's outreach centre here, NITI Aayog said on Tuesday

A new course on Sustainable Urban planning using remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) has been launched at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur's outreach centre here, NITI Aayog said on Tuesday. Ratan P. Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog, inaugurated the course on Monday.

"This course is being conducted under the Global Initiative on Academic Network (GIAN) Program of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and actively supported by NITI Aayog and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs," an official statement said. The course focuses on issues such as water resource management, water pollution and strategic emplacements for water treatment facilities, through remote sensing and GIS skills.

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