ISPRS Technical Commission V

Education and Outreach

Our Mission:

The mission of Technical Commission V is to support, promote and motivate Capacity building at different levels of professionals, educators and  students and develop cost effective teaching methods which include distance learning programmes, International collaborative effort for sharing web-based resources – both material and trainers as well as best practices for effective transfer of knowledge and curricula development that meets regional needs, encourage open source software tools and innovative methodologies for urban infrastructure, citizen science and geospatial technology in various applications, and support youth forum and students consortium activities.


A. Senthil Kumar, PresidentA. Senthil Kumar
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
Indian Space Research Organisation
4 Kalidas Road, Dehradun
Uttarakhand, Pin - 248 001
+91 135 274 4583
+91 135 274 1987



P.L.N. Raju, Vice-PresidentP.L.N. Raju
North Eastern Space Applications Centre
Department of Space, Government of India,
Umiam, Shillong, Meghalaya
INDIA – 793103
+91 364 2570140/141
+91 364 2570139



S.P. Aggarwal, SecretaryS.P. Aggarwal
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
ISRO | Dept. of Space | Govt. of India
4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun
+ 91 135 2524162 (O)
+ 91 135 2741987


Terms of Reference

Support, promote, and motivate

  • Curricula Development at basic, professional and decision making levels for Geospatial information science;           
  • Cost-effective digital class teaching/training approaches and web-based sharing of resources for mass awareness programs;
  • Regional/International cooperation in capacity building, citizen science and geospatial technology;
  • Engaging tutors/trainers and preparing educational material and support, including open source software education;
  • Young people on Basic and advances in Photogrammetry, RS & Geoinformation Sciences through Students Consortium;
  • Innovative Geospatial technologies for infrastructure planning and assets mapping.
  • organizing regional and international summer students schools, seminars, workshops and tutorials, and cooperation with industry   


The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.

Our Contact

Leibniz University Hannover
Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
Nienburger Str. 1
D-30167 Hannover