The students of Geomatics Engineering at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal, organized a two day program on the occasion of the International Map Year. On the first day, a map training for children in schools in the Kavre area was organized: Nearly 40 people in 4 groups conducted training in 4 schools. The second day was a day full of map celebrations: The informal part contained a map exhibition, map related games, demonstrations of maps, geodetic instruments and unmanned area vehicles (UAV) and a photography competition. The formal program included presentations on the topic “Maps through my prospective”. Highlight of the program was the launch of the annual geo magazine called “Geo Space”.
Some impressions of the events:
– Sujan Sapkota
Vice-President of the Geomatics Engineering Society, Kathmandu University, Nepal