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National Geoscience Awards: Syed Naqvi conferred Award for Excellence, Sohini Ganguly awarded Young Scientist

National Geoscience Awards: Syed Naqvi conferred Award for Excellence, Sohini Ganguly awarded Young Scientist

National Geoscience Awards: The Young Scientist Award-2018 was awarded to Dr. Sohini Ganguly for her significant work in the fields of volcanology, geochemistry and petrology.

Sep 20, 2019 09:58 IST

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National Geoscience Awards

National Geoscience Awards: The National Geoscience Awards 2018 were conferred to 22 scientists across India for outstanding contributions in the field of geosciences, mining and allied areas. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi conferred the awards on September 19, 2019.

Speaking on the occasion, Pralhad Joshi said that strengthening the synergy between the professional and academic institutions working in field of geosciences is the need of the hour.

The National Geoscience Awards were conferred in ten disciples covering groundwater exploration, mineral exploration, mineral beneficiation, mining technology, basic and applied geosciences, sustainable mineral development, natural hazards investigation and geo-environmental studies.

The Award for Excellence was conferred to Prof. Syed Wajih Ahmad Naqvi from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for his significant global contributions in the field of aquatic biogeochemical research.

The Young Scientist Award-2018 was awarded to Dr. Sohini Ganguly from Goa University for her significant work in the fields of volcanology, geochemistry and petrology.

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