The Esri India, a Geographic Information System (GIS) software and solutions provider, launches Esri India GIS Academy Programme (EIGAP) for teaching, learning, and research purposes. The company is also making its flagship ArcGIS Technology available to universities at a special price. The 12-month license includes components of ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS online and many other web/mobile apps.
Agendra Kumar, president, Esri India, said: “There is a demand of high quality and trained GIS professionals across industries in the country. Our programme will help in bridging the skill gap and enable the students to acquire best GIS knowledge”.
This programme is available to all colleges who plan to, or are already teaching GIS in their curriculum. It includes access to software, curriculum and training resources to equip the institutions to impart best of the GIS skills to their students in various disciplines. Esri India has been supporting the academia through training the resources and equipping them with the GIS know-how through other programmes like GIS Academia Council and mApp Your Way.