GIS Day Celebration, 18th November 2020

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Let us celebrate GIS Day this year by participating in the spirit of the geospatial community to create awareness about GIS/Image Processing career opportunities, the potential of geospatial technologies, and encourage students to master indigenous geospatial products.

Due to Covid 19 pandemic, it is decided to celebrate GIS day in virtual mode by organising a webinar and a competition on the following themes related to geospatial technologies

Webinar Topic – 1 | 10am – 11am

  • Education and career opportunities in the geospatial sector.

Webinar Topic – 2 | 11am – 12pm

  • Potential and directions of geospatial technologies in the context of Atmanirbhar Bharat and Make in India vision of our honourable Prime Minister.

Map Competition

  • To involve and recognize students from Indian universities through a national-level competition on new ideas and innovative methods to use ISRO-SGL IGiS software for creating thematic maps on various subjects.

Details of map competition

The participant is required to submit an original map and associated details prepared using any of the free data sources and using only IGiS software made available for this purpose.

Evaluation Criteria for entry map (and details document):

  • Clear definition of Subject and Purpose of Map
  • Details of Input data Raster, Vector and attribute data used for preparing the map.
  • Flow chart of Methodology of the map preparation with clear names of IGiS Modules/functions used at each step.
  • The impressiveness of Legend as depicted in Symbology and Colour Scheme.
  • Aesthetics, Clarity, and utility value of the map.


  • Indian students enrolled in graduate/post graduate/PhD courses in universities/institutes/colleges
  • The entry has to be from an individual candidate, teams would be disqualified

Final submission of your project

  • Subject Paper
  • GIS Map
  • Full project in .SHP file

Project Presentation

The winners (top three) will make a 10-minute presentation on their submitted maps during the webinar on November 18, 2020.


  • First Prize: INR 20,000/-
  • First runner up: INR 15,000/-
  • Second runner up: INR 10,000/-
  • IGiS Desktop – 1-year license to all the winners
  • Certificate of merit to winners and participation for all participants

Important dates

  • Deadline for Registration: 30th October 2020 (1700 hrs)
  • Deadline for Submission: 10th November 2020 (1700 hrs)
  • Intimation to winners for presentation: 16th November 2020
  • Project Presentation by winners: 18th November 2020

How to participate

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