The annual GEO-ICT Journal GEOSPACE is jointly launched by Mr. Nagendra Jha, Director General, Survey Department, Mr. Kalyan GopalShrestha, Executive director, LMTC and Prof, Dr. Ramesh Kumar Maskey, HOD, Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineeering in the program organised by GES, the departmental club of Geomatics Engineering Program on 4th December 2012 at Kathmandu.
Assistant professor and Co-ordinator of Geomatics Engineering program Mr. Subash Ghimire addresses welcome speech. He mentions that the journal acts as knowledge and experiences sharing platform and creates awareness about Geomatics education and depicits scope of Geomatics. Referred to the editorial, he states that publishing the first issue, we have ignited the sparkles of fires, we have set on a journey that can only be defined by pace and eminenance of travel, never by its destination. Therefore, there is need for continued endeavor.
Mr. Nagendra Jha, Director General, Survey Department, express his happiness to launch the journal and highlights the importance of human resource for solving different issues of cadastral map. Simililarly, Mr. Kalayan Gopal Shrestha focused on that the journal should include not only technical but management issues of Geoinformation.Prof, Dr. Ramesh Kumar Maskey, HOD, clarifies the scope of Geomatics Engineering highlightimg traditional and modern technology for data handlings.
Mr. Ganesh Prasad Bhatta, Senior Survey officer, Survey Department comments on overall content of the journal and indicates the room for improvement of the article in the journal. Similarly, Mr. Naba Raj Subedi,Visiting Asssistant professor presented on GIS technology in Land Administration. Representing the industry, Mr. Pramod Lamsal, GIS manager, Geo Spatial System Ltd. mentions that the GI community will be benefitted at large by sharing scientific, professional and research based article.
Mr. Bishant Adhikari on behalf of editorial share the experiences collected during the Journal preparation and Mr. Mahesh Thapa,GE graduate batch 2007 share his experiences about the formation of GES.