Member of Space Commission, Government of India, and former ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar introduced the award to Goyal through the inaugural occasion of the DigiSmart India 2021 convention hosted by the Geospatial World right here.
The ‘Young Geospatial Scientist’ award and a gold medal are introduced yearly since 2011 to a promising scientist beneath 35 years of age in reminiscence of Rachapudi Kamakshi, a strategic analyst with a robust inclination in the direction of geography and geospatial research.
The Rachapudi Kamakshi Memorial Trust is an organisation based to assist and encourage college students in addition to younger and gifted people with nice concepts and analysis work within the discipline of geospatial sciences.
Rachapudi Kamakshi (1981-2010), who had eager curiosity in geomorphology, distant sensing and GIS, had carried out geography honours from B.R. Ambedkar College, Delhi University, and pursued M.B.A from I.I.P.M. Delhi earlier than shifting to the US in 2005.
There she accomplished double Masters from California Lutheran University. After working with Lockheed Martin for a while, she moved to Bank of America as a monetary analyst and have become a senior strategic analyst in a short time of over one yr.
Positioning geospatial applied sciences as any know-how that allows the creation, administration, evaluation and visualization of geospatial information, this yr’s version of GeoSmart India 2021 convention is being held from December 7-9.