Jammu’s Bhaderwah Campus holds a workshop on ‘Drone Technology’

Jammu,  The Department of Computer Science and IT, Bhaderwah Campus, University of Jammu, in collaboration with iHUB DivyaSampark IIT Roorkee (A Joint venture of IIT Roorkee and DST Government of India) and technically supported by the “Jammu and Kashmir ACM Professional Chapter,” On Friday launched a two-day workshop on “Drone Technology and its applications.”

The workshop was attended by nearly 200 participants from various educational institutions, departments of Bhaderwah Campus, officials and jawans from the Indian Army, and the teaching and non-teaching staff.

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Jammu, Prof. Umesh Rai, commended the Bhaderwah Campus for organizing this workshop on such a crucial topic. His message echoed the importance of fostering knowledge and expertise in drone technology.

Harvinder Singh, Deputy Commissioner Doda was the chief guest on the occasion and he extended congratulations to the Bhaderwah Campus for orchestrating such an event on a topic of paramount importance.

He elaborated on the myriad benefits that drone technology offers in the contemporary era, emphasizing its significance in various sectors.

The Rector of Bhaderwah Campus and Patron of the workshop Prof. J. P. Singh Joorel in his message conveyed his appreciation to the Department of Computer Science and IT for spearheading this workshop.

He underscored the workshop’s role in equipping participants with valuable insights into drone technology.

“This workshop promises to be an enriching experience, providing participants with valuable insights and practical knowledge in the field of drone technology,’ he added

Sunil Kesar, Superintendent of Police (SP) Operation Doda, emphasized the pivotal role drones play in current circumstances and highlighted their significance in ensuring safety and security.

Dr. Jatinder Manhas, the Convenor of the workshop, provided a detailed outline of the workshop’s agenda through an insightful presentation. He emphasized that the workshop covers a diverse range of topics, including Introduction to Drone Technology, Drone Hardware and Software, Safety and Regulations, Hands-on Drone Flying Sessions, Applications in Agriculture, Aerial Photography and Videography, Search and Rescue Operations, Infrastructure Inspection, Environmental Monitoring, and Future Trends and Career Opportunities.

He highlighted the workshop’s significance as a pioneering initiative in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.