140 e-training programs arranged during the Lockdown period
Over 15000 participations registered
30 November 2020- Geological Survey of India Training Institute (GSITI), the premier Geo-scientific Training Institute which is imparting training for the last 44 years with its headquarters in Hyderabad, creates a record with over 15000 participants taking part in 140 e-training programs during corona era i.e. from April to October 2020. As compared to this, it was ranging between 3000-5000 participants throughout the year in the pre-Corona days.
A trend followed in past few years,GSITI has been imparting these trainings in order to develop the skills of the participants which would help them to grasp their field of work better in the long run.
The participants include its own GSI employees along with geoscientists from Central Govt. Departments like AMD, IBM etc., PSUs such as CIL, ONGC, OIL, MECL, NMDC etc., State DGM and other State Govt. Organizations and many academic institutions.
A special drive has also been taken by GSITI,as per the Ministry of Mines directivesto impart online trainings, to the Faculty/Research Scholar/PG and Post PG Students of various academic institutions including IITs, NITs, Central Universities, State Universities and colleges. So far 30 online trainings on different geoscientific themes have been imparted to 243 academic institutions across India. The participants include Faculty including Professors, Research Scholars, PG and Post PG Students.