FCRI conducted One Day Workshop to harness the Smart technologies in Forestry

A team of faculty members including Prof D Narsimha Rao, the Co-founder of the Centurion University, Prof.Pushpalatha (plant biotechnology), Dr.Rukmini Mishra (Applied Botany), along with Mr Raju Aramadaka of Dussalt systems have visited the Forest College and Research Institute as part of the one day workshop

The workshop was organized  jointly by the Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI) Hyderabadand the Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha. The workshop was inaugurated by Smt. Priyankaa Varghese, IFS, Dean, FCRI. Senior retired IAS officer, Shri B P Acharya who has attended the event as a guest has shared his views on setting up an incubator facility for start-ups in forestry.

The workshop deliberated on the ways and means of improving the skill sets of Forestry students as per the New Educational Policy. New technologies with a fusion of the virtual and physical worlds such as LiDAR, UAV, Drones using technology, cloud computing etc will be incorporated into the curriculum in partnership with Industry and the students will pass out with industry-ready job skills.

The workshop was attended by the faculty members and students of the FCRI, along with administrative staff members, including Dr Suthan, IFS, Joint Director, Mr K Srinivas and A Narasimha Reddy, Deputy directors of the college.

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