Published Date: 2019-08-26, Monday
Department of Geomatics Engineering has been awarded "Non-Governmental GeoNode" project by The World Bank Group. With this project, a GeoNode server will be hosted by Kathmandu University which will store open geospatial data and metadata (data about data) prepared by Academia, I/NGOs, Research Organizations, Development agencies as well as Governments. The department will hold several rounds of workshops and technical meet-ups to motivate institutions working in Nepal to be contributor of spatial data to the GeoNode. In this regard, the department will play instrumental role in bringing together organizations working in Geo-spatial sector in Nepal. The project contract is for 2 years.