GeoITHub has been taken as an ICEGOV2017 run-up partner and is organizing the Geo-Spatial Knowledge Contest (GKC). The contest targets students from Universities / Colleges / Schools and focuses on advanced topics like Location Analytics, Internet of Things (IOT), Mobile Technology, Smart Cities, Business Intelligence, Remote Sensing, Convergence of GIS with IT, Drones/UAV’s, and Artificial Intelligence, just to name a few. The objective of GKC is to raise awareness of Geo-Spatial technology in young minds and showcase the Geospatial Knowledge of school students, undergraduates, post-graduates, and PhD researchers/scholars to the world. The winners of the contest will be felicitated at the ICEGOV2017 conference in New Delhi, India (7-9 March 2017).
The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (abbreviated IIT Delhi or IITD) is a public research university located in New Delhi, India. It was declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act. IIT Delhi is one of the two educational institutes in India which have been listed in Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) list of top 200 universities globally in 2015.
The University of Delhi is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research, attracting eminent scholars as faculty. It was established in 1922 as a unitary, teaching and residential university by an Act of the then Central Legislative Assembly. The President of India is the Visitor, the Vice President is the Chancellor and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India is the Pro-Chancellor of the University.
The Management Development Institute (MDI) is one of the premier business schools in India. It was established in 1973 by efforts of Ministry of Finance and is located in Gurgaon, a commercial hub near the Indian capital of New Delhi. The institute integrates knowledge, research, industry experience and international exposure to offer comprehensive management programmes. The institute has well established and globally connected Centres of Excellence and also has the distinction of being the first internationally accredited Indian B-School. It was accredited by South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) in 2005. The long term Education Programmes are accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA), U.K. The PG Programmes in Management offered by MDI are recognized and accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi. Its PGPM has been awarded “A” Grade by the ‘National Board of Accreditation’ of All India Council for Technical Education. Various surveys have consistently ranked MDI amongst the top B-Schools of the country.