Integrating Geospatial Technologies in Higher Education Curriculum

Integrating Geospatial Technologies in Higher Education Curriculum
India has experienced a substantial growth in geospatial technologies over the last few decades and the resultant job market but this expansion is currently limited primarily to the information technology sector, with marginal presence of subjects such as geography. However, geographical information system (GIS) has begun to considerably influence research techniques, communication and collaborations. The geo-spatial market is extremely dynamic with three ...

Old Age Rehabilitation Scheme

Old Age Rehabilitation Scheme
Propose to help old / retired people to lead a protected and better life after retirement by way of arranging employment (those who are fit to work) and other facilities like medicine, housing, recreation, social security etc. Resident Welfare Associations of different housing societies in Delhi and Kolkata have been approached to hold camps to address old age, medical and other problems. LIGHTS has already given employment to Shri M N Sharma, a reti...

Girl Child Scholarship Scheme

Girl Child Scholarship Scheme
LIGHTS provide scholarships to needy girl-children to prevent them from leaving school due to poor income of parents so that they can attain a minimum educational standard. Such a programme has already been initiated in the government schools of Bihar. Miss Khushboo, a student of class X receiving scholarship from Smt. Sumitra Devi of Mahabir Singh Smarak Nyas, Madhubani. Father of the girl Shri Kamal Prasad Kunwar and Shri Mohan Singh, clerk of the Sch

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day Celebrations 22nd April, 2014 • LIGHTS was mandated by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India to organise the earth day celebrations in 2014. • Lights selected 10 schools across the Kerala, Gujarat and North East to conduct the programme in both English and Hindi. • Schools were invited for participation/expression of interest wherein with a positive response these schools organized indoor and outdoor activities as per t