The 5-day course is scheduled to commence on August 3 through the distance learning centre of the IIRS.
The course focuses on the use of Earth observation satellites in the monitoring of crop information, leading to an informed decision on water management.
The participants would not have to pay a course fee, while the study material would be made available to them through the e-class portal itself.
The participant must be a final year undergraduate student or a postgraduate student in any year. Apart from that, the course is also open to technical and scientific staff of central or state government institutes
How to apply:
Applicants need to go to elearning.iirs.gov.in, where they are required to choose the course which they want to study.
Upon selecting the correct course, applicants need to fill the details as asked for by the form, and also upload a picture and an identity proof.
After this, the applicant would receive an activation link on the registered email ID, and once the account is activated, the application would qualify for the selection process.
All the selected participants would then receive the login credentials for the IIRS e-class portal.
The applicants who are accepted would be able to attend classes, access study material, and participate in online examination, upon successful completion of which, they would be issued the certificate.