Celebration of World GIS Day 2019

22nd November 2019

Organized By : Department of Geography, Adamas University
Venue : Adamas University Auditorium, Adamas Knowledge City, Barasat – Barrackpore Road, Jagannathpur, Kolkata, West Bengal-700126


GIS Day is a Global movement for bringing the Universities, Govt./Non Govt agencies, Schools and GIS professionals under one roof to built idea, understanding about the world and to inspire and change the world through GIS. In 1999 first GIS day was celebrated with the inspiration of ESRI president and co-founder Jack Dangermond. Every year, the department of Geography, School of Science, Adamas University celebrates World GIS day to create interest among the school and college students about the applications of GIS in today’s world. This year the department is going to celebrate the day on 22nd November 2019.

About the Department

The Department of Geography, Adamas University commenced its classes from the academic session 2015-16 under School of Sciences. The department has nine teaching and research staffs. It is well equipped with Cartographic, Geoinformatics and Geostatistics and Ph.D. Programs. The department offers B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geography, P.G. Diploma in Geoinformatics and Geostatistics and Ph.D. Programs. The department also offers industrial inbternship to enhance skills of the students and provide job opportunities at the end of their courses.

Special Lecture by Dr. Balen Basu (Managing Director, Opsis Systems Pvt. Ltd.)

Poster Presentation competition (Poster Size : 305X3.5 feet max)
Poster Theme : Space Expedition Save our Planet


Model Presentation competition (Model Size : 2X2 feet max)
Model Theme : Climate Chnage Earth and landforms Recycling of resource

Geo-Quiz Competition


Prize Money

1st Rs 2000/-
2nd Rs 1500/-
3rd Rs 1000/-

Kasturi Mukherjee (HOD, Dept. of Geography), Ph: +919874354990
Dr. Rajib Sarkar (Assitant Professor), Ph: +917980312683
Dr. Pratik Dash (Assistant Professor), Ph: +919151412312
Dr. Tuhin Bhadra (Assistant Professor), Ph: +918420064480)


Email : kasturi.mukherjee@adamasuniversity.ac.in

09:30-10.00 AM – Registration and tea
10:00-10.15 AM -Inauguration
10:15-11.30 AM – Special Lecture
11:30-12.30 AM – Poster session
12:30-01.30 AM – Lunch
01:30-02.30 AM – Model session
02:30-03.30 AM – Quiz Competition
03:30-onwards – Prize distribution and Valedictory session

Chief Patron: Prof. Samit Ray, Hon’ble Chancellor, AU
Patron: Prof. Madhusudhan Chakrabarty, VC, AU
Chairman: Dr. Bimal Kumar Sarkar, Dean, SOS, AU
Convenor: Dr. Rajib Sarkar, Assistant Professor, AU
Joint Convenor: Dr. Pratik Dash, Assistant Professor, AU
Organising Secretary: Ms. Kasturi Mukherjee, HOD, AU
Treasurer: Mr. Tuhin Bhadra, Assistant Professor, AU
Joint Treasurer: Ms. Tanusri Dutta, Assistant Professor, AU

Prof: Sanjib Ghosh, Professor of Eminence, AU
Prof. Sunil Kumar De, North-Eastern Hill University
Prof. Sunnando Bandopadhaya, University of Calcutta
Prof. Ashis Sarkar, Retd. E.B.S.E.S
Prof. Pannalal Das, University of Calcutta
Prof. Sugata Hazra, Jadavpur University
Prof. Lakshmi Sivaramakrishana, Jadavpur University
Prof. Kunal K Das, Scientist (Retd.), ISRO Dehradun
Dr. Basudev Bhatta, Jadavpur University
Dr. Balen Basu, MD – Opsis System Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Anandita Sengupta, Assistant Professor, AU
Mr. Pritam Ghosh & Ms. Ashmita Singh, Student, AU
Ms. Triasha Chakraborty, Student, AU

For registration CLICK HERE and fill up the online form.

Points to be remembered

  • One student can take part in any one event in a group
  • There must be maximum 4 students group in Poster and Model categories and 3 students group in Quiz Competition
  • Each group need to submit a separate form
  • One group can participate in one event only
  • One faculty member can accompany the students from one school/college as a mentor
  • Models must be non-electrical