IIT-Guwahati to train Assam Govt officers on drone tech
   Date :05-May-2022

IIT-Guwahati on Wednesday joined hands with the Assam Survey and Settlement Training Centre (ASSTC) for offering various training to its officers.
IIT-Guwahati will conduct courses related to drone operation, training, maintenance, data collection and application in various sectors, a statement from the premier technical institute said. The ASSTC officers will also attend theory classes on modern land management, and research and projects by leveraging their respective expertise in this area, it added. “It is the first instance across the country where training on drone technology will be imparted to all levels of officers and it is a unique step to integrate knowledge-based technological advancement as part of the training curriculum for state officials,” IIT-Guwahati said. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the two institutions in the presence of Assam Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Jogen Mohan, IIT-Guwahati Director TG Sitharam and other officials.
As per the MoU, IIT-Guwahati will impart training to the administrative and technical staff in survey and settlement as well as to private candidates.