Bhubaneswar: IIIT BBSR successfully hosted a three-day international workshop titled “Digital Data Tools for Managing Agriculture: Focusing on Earth Observation and Climate Change” in collaboration with IWMI and IEEE GRSS Kolkata Chapter. Focussing on finding digital tools and technological solutions to agrarian crisis and climate change, the experts emphasised the contemporary relevance of these issues and urgent intervention needed to address them.

Spanning over three days, the workshop witnessed over 20 thematic sessions of panel discussion, paper presentations, practical demonstrations and brainstorming gatherings. The event brought together over 50 participants from across the country, resource persons, ademicians and experts in the field to engage in a collective effort to prepare strategies for combatting environmental challenges.

During the inaugural event held on 21st December, Professor Ashish Ghosh.

The valedictory session on 23rd December was marked by closing remarks from Dasarathi Satpathy (Special Secretary, Odisha Legislative Assembly), Surajit Ghosh and Professor Sushmita Ghosh.

A cultural programme was also organised by the young students.

Professor Lipika Das of IIIT conducted the closing session, which concluded with a formal vote of thanks by Dean Academics Professor Rakesh Chandra Balbantaray.