In order to make the RS, GIS and GPS technology
acceptable to field staff, extensive trainings are being imparted
to different cadres at different levels i.e., Viewers, Users and
" Viewers and Users training are being conducted for departmental
officers of various cadres.
" Cartography and coding convention training for draughtsman.
" Doers trainings like data entry into FMIS, database creation
& updation, map composition and printing training to all the
computer operators in the department, DGPS trainings exclusively
for executives involved in DGPS survey.
Trainings are being imparted to all other sister organizations like
Panchayat Raj, Rural development, Animal husbandry, HUDA, Police,
Irrigation, Agriculture department etc of the state. Trainings are
being conducted to other state forest departments. It is pertinent
to state that the Geomatics center of AP Forest Academy has been
identified by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, GOI as a
training institute in the field of Geomatics for imparting vertical
trainings to Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers.
Geomatics Center released a CD named "Geomatics Data View"
for benefit of foresters, particularly forest executives of the
State with plug in software & utility software.