About NRSC

National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) is one of the major Centres of ISRO and ranks among premier organizations in the world in Remote Sensing and Geospatial Technology. The activity spectrum of NRSC encompasses aero-space data acquisition, processing and distribution for a variety of applications touching the lives of common man, viz. agriculture, forestry, water resources, climate change adaptation etc., besides capacity building. NRSC provides a single window 24x7 service for disaster management support system. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) at Dehradun addresses training needs of our country as well as for Asia-Pacific Region. The five Regional Remote Sensing Centres of NRSC (Jodhpur), (Bengaluru) RRSC North (Dehradun) region-specific and RRSC RRSC South sensing

About Hyderabad
Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, is often called the North of South India and the South of North India, and the city reflects the vibrant culture of both these Indias! Synonymous with pearls and rightly called the City of Pearls, Hyderabad has a glorious history of over 400 years. Earlier named Bhagyanagar after Bhagmati, the beloved of Quli Qutub Shah, the ruler of Hyderabad, the city was later rechristened as Hyderabad, when Bhagmati became Hyder Mahal after her marriage. The traditional Hyderabadi biryani and the Hyderabadi cuisine is a princely legacy of the Nizams of Hyderabad. When you arrive in early March, the day temperatures could be between 30 and 35 degrees, while the nights should be pleasant. A delightfully elegant disposition, a miracle of technological revolution and a city with quite some tradition - Hyderabad is really a blend of all of these and more.

National Conference for ISRO Women
March 8, 2011

Millennial Makeover - A paradigm

Central (Nagpur), RRSC East (Kharagpur), RRSC West address remote

shift in perception, values and ideas

applications needs.

Proposed IMGEOS Facility at Shadnagar

Address for correspondence
Dr. T. Anasuya, Convener, Organising Committee
Integrated Multi-mission Ground Segment for Earth Observation Satellites (IMGEOS)

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Organising Secretariat NCIW-2011 National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO Dept. of Space, Balanagar, Hyderabad - 500 625, INDIA Phone: 040 23884231/23884427, 9618236065 Fax: 040-23878868/23884483/23877210 E-mail: nciw2011@nrsc.gov.in, anasuya_t@nrsc.gov.in Website: www.nrsc.gov.in

National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO
Department of Space, Govt. of India, Hyderabad

as a nation. slumber Gita Aravamudan Mrs. It is happening while we. Kanwal Vilku Dr. Arial 11 font size. the 8th March of every year has been earmarked as International Women s Day (IWD) to highlight women s economic. aptly fitting the dawn of the second decade of 21st Century and also stepping into 101st year of IWD. particularly in space science and technology and the changing roles of ISRO women in meeting the emerging challenges in this new decade including the larger ambition of India reaching the coveted status of a developed country by 2020. . values and ideas.nrsc. Acceptance of papers selected for presentation will be communicated by email. has been writing on gender issues and experiences of women for over two decades. The full papers may be sent in MS Word format (Office 97 or higher. which will include poetry. 2011. A whole gender is getting exterminated.gov. Programme on March 8th Presentation on Theme Topics It is proposed to hold technical sessions (including parallel sessions if called for) covering the theme topics. In this year 2011. The Organisers feel that the local theme chosen by NRSC takes cognizance of the giant leap made by India in the recent times. Theme for the Conference While the global UN theme chosen for 2011 is Equal access to education. Vilku was part of the 19th Indian Antarctic Scientific Expedition. social and political rights and it is also a day of celebration to mark the achievements of women in every walk of life. ISRO has traditionally conducted Annual Conferences for women. The articles for Souvenir may be sent positively by February 20. providing an opportunity for expressing their view points on chosen themes and a platform for bringing out their specific accomplishments. significantly and successfully to the cutting-edge technology and applications goals of Indian Space Programme. besides interesting articles. equal opportunities and equal access for women : pathway to progress Professional women : the glass ceiling Celebrating the past and planning for future. Added attraction: A cultural evening with a blend of ISRO talent is also planned. taking cognizance of the above two themes and the challenges thereon.International Women s Day Globally. may be emailed latest by February 5. the theme c h o s e n b y N R S C . Dr. Kanwal Vilku has the distinction of being the first Indian woman as well as the first lady doctor to spend almost 16 months in the Antarctica. Souvenir A Souvenir will be brought out on the occasion.in. and ISRO women have proven their mettle beyond doubt by contributing equally. was widely acclaimed as an eye-opener. 1. training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women . Her book Disappearing Daughters: The Tragedy of Female Foeticide . Guests of Honour for Inaugural Session Anyone who has seen the beauty of Antarctica can only answer with a bold yes to the idea of going back to the wonderland again Dr.. strong women Empowering rural women: societal outreach. The last date for receiving the full paper is February 20. 0900 0930 1130 1430 1545 1700 1930 0930 1100 1330 1530 1630 1900 Registration Inaugural Session Oral presentations .Session-I Oral presentations . sharing and caring Balancing multiple roles: stretched yet motivated Women@ISRO: reaching decision-making boardrooms New Decade: changing roles for ISRO women A soft copy of the abstract not exceeding 500 words. A visit (optional) to NRSC s Earth station at Shadnagar / City tour are planned on March 7th. Gita Aravamudan. artwork. etc. which coincides with the centenary celebrations of the IWD world over. and to motivate stimulating papers for the Conference are given hereunder: Equal rights. The objective of the Conference is to seek the view points of ISRO women. which returned to India in March 2001. 2011. 2011. and including a passport-size photograph (digital). 2011. strong leadership.5 line spacing). reminiscences and the like from ISRO women. a group photo of women employees of each centre. NRSC has the proud privilege to host the National Conference for ISRO Women. is Millennial makeover: a paradigm shift in perception.Session-II Panel discussions Cultural Programme Dinner Registration form is available on www. Some suggested sub-themes to trigger the thought process. ISRO has always set example in according priority to gender equality. well-known novelist.

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